JOHNSON, Sr., Elder Willie Mack 94, of Englewood, OHIO died Monday, September 10, 2012 in his residence.
He was born September 29, 1917 in Spencer, VA a son of Mack and Ida (Scales) Johnson.
He graduated from Henry County High School in VA, attended Zion Baptist Church in Lima, OHIO, and served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
Elder Johnson served as Pastor of Pilgrim Rest Church, Cincinnati, Ohio and Mt. Ramah Church in Springfield, OH and was Moderator of Northwestern Association of Primitive Baptist Churches.
He leaves to cherish his memory daughters; Barbara Cunningham of Dayton, Jillynn Bell of Cincinnati and Diane (John) King of Columbus, 16 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Penn Johnson in 2002, sons; Willie Mack Johnson, Jr., Joseph Johnson, Sr. and Kenneth Lamar Johnson, and his parents.
The family will receive friends 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. Friday, September 14, 2012 in the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home, Springfield and 6:00 - 9:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in the Hairston Funeral Home, 301 Fayette Street, Martinsville, VA. F
uneral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, September 20, 2012 in the Sandy Ridge Primitive Baptist Church, 1626 Amos Town Road, Sandy Ridge, VA.
Burial will follow in the Johnson Family Cemetery, Spencer, VA.
The family is being served locally by the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.