Albert Sidney Johnson, Jr., son of the late Albert Sidney Johnson, Sr., and Anna Mae Smith Johnson, was born on June 10, 1925, at Bernie and died at his residence in Bernie on Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at the age of 78.
Mr. Johnson was a retired farmer, a member of the Bernie Masonic Lodge, Malden American Legion, Dexter Elks Lodge #2439 and a resident of Bernie.
Survivors include two sons, Bill Johnson of Bernie and Bob Johnson of Dexter; one daughter, LaDawn Owens of Bernie; one sister, Virginia Battles of Bernie; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ruby Tanner.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. A Masonic Lodge service was held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at the funeral chapel.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Pastor Dale Hartle officiating.
Interment followed in the Bernie Cemetery.