JOHNSON Elijah, Sr., 91, World War II Veteran, departed this life on July 15th, 2014. A native of Moultrie, Georgia, born July 8, 1923 to the late Willie Lee & Beatrice Johnson. He was preceded in death by the mother of his 8 children, Mayme Lou Byrd Johnson; two sons, Elijah Johnson, Jr., Michael Johnson; and a special friend, Ruth Carter. He is survived by two daughters, Mary Alice Johnson (Moultie, Georgia) and Betty Jean Johnson; 5 sons Johathon, Willie, Roy (Charlesetta), Jefferey (Sharon) and Timothy Johnson; 43 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. A special thanks to Hospice of the Bluegrass. Service 11am Tue at Greater Grace Apostolic. Visit 6-8pm Mon at O.L. Hughes & Sons Mortuary.
O.L. Hughes and Sons - Lexington
322 EAST 3RD Lexington, KY 40508
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on July 19, 2014