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William Johnson

April 13, 1940 August 7, 2019
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William Johnson was born on April 13, 1940 in Allendale, South Carolina to the late Marion Wilmer and Argenia Johnson. He was the oldest of five children. He attended Allendale Trading High in Allendale, South Carolina. At seventeen, William enlisted in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged.

He married Lovell B. Ashby and with this union, two children were born: Diann Carol and William Jerome Johnson.

William worked faithfully at Posnoc where he was a Butcher and specialized in curing kosher meats. Later, he acquired his Black seal license and worked for the Board of Education in Linden.

He was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Roselle where he served on the Usher Board. He was a gentle soul with a loving caring heart and was always appreciative and grateful of anything anyone did for him.

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, William Johnson was called home.

He was predeceased by his son, William Jerome Johnson; sister, Annette Johnson; and brother, Bobby Clyde Johnson.

William leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Lovell Johnson; daughter, Diann Mitchell and son-in-law, Rod Mitchell; two sisters: Ruthie Johnson of Linden, NJ and Jean Williams of Allendale, SC; granddaughter, Jasmine Prioleau; seven aunts: Violia Patterson of Columbia, SC, Louise Bledge (Wilson) of Lake Wales, FL, Rena Williams (Gerald) of Orlando, FL, Janie Priester of Allendale, SC, Dorothy Jones of Allendale, SC, Rosalee Johnson of Allendale, SC and Estella Johnson of Lake Wales, FL; two uncles: Edward Johnson of Lake Wales, FL and William Johnson of Jacksonville, FL; sister-in-law, Doris Johnson of Washington, DC, and a host of nieces, nephews, devoted cousins, and loving friends.


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16

Aug

10:00 AM 8/16/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1002 Rivington Street
Rev. Milton A. Byrd Plaza
Roselle, NJ 07203

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1002 Rivington Street Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

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Friday

16

Aug

11:00 AM 8/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1002 Rivington Street
Rev. Milton A. Byrd Plaza
Roselle, NJ 07203

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1002 Rivington Street Roselle 07203 NJ
United States
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