Dr. Heenan Johnson Jr. (1925 - 2018)

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Lubbock- Dr. Heenan Johnson Jr. was welcomed into the arms of our Lord on August 29, 2018. He was born to Heenan Johnson Sr. and Lucy Johnson on April 6, 1925 in Carthage, Texas. After serving in the United States Army during WWII from 1943-1946, Heenan Jr. attended Wylie College and then went on to Howard University Dental School where he met the love of his life Ada "Gerri" Turner. They were married June 8, 1957. From this union two children were born, Dr. Heenan Johnson III, and Dr. Dana M. Johnson Manley. Dr. Johnson served on numerous boards and committees in Lubbock including Library board, Airport board, the 1970 tornado disaster assessment committee, South Plains College Advisory Board, South Plains Food Bank, Boy Scouts and the Boys and Girls Club. Heenan was a proud member of the Lubbock Rotary Club, South Plains Dist. Dental Society, Texas Dental Association (Life Long Member) and the American Dental Association. He was a member of Bethel AME church where he was a trustee and taught Sunday school for many years. He also loved gardening and continued until his illness. He was preceded in death by his Ada "Gerri" , sisters Wilma Johnson, Betty J Scott and his daughter Dr. Dana M. Johnson Manley. He is survived b his son Dr. Heenan Johnson III, his daughter in law Chris S. Johnson, son in law Dr. Cleveland Manley, five grandchildren: Xavier Manley, Elias Manley, Isaiah Manley, Heenan "Scottie" Johnson IV and Alexandria Nicole Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flower donations can be given in his memory to the South Plains Food Bank. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Ossie Curry Funeral Home. Home going services will be held at Bethel AME Church Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 11:00am
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Ossie Curry Funeral Home
1805 Martin Luther King Blvd
Lubbock, TX 79408
(806) 765-6711
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Sept. 5 to Sept. 6, 2018
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