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St. Mary's Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church
Friday June 12th, 2020

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Billy Johnson

Benson, NC:  Mr. Billy Hayes Johnson, age 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Funeral Services will be 12:00 PM, Friday, June 12, 2020 at St. Mary’s Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, Benson, NC. Officiating will be Revs. Wesley Taylor, David Langley and Billy Nowell. A Private Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery, Benson, NC, officiated by Rev. Wesley Taylor.             Mr. Johnson was born on July 16, 1929 in Johnston County to the late David Parker and Alma Coats Johnson. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Lula Parrish, Retha Mae Johnson, brothers, Bryant A Johnson, Richard Glenn Johnson, and James Parker Johnson, and a special nephew, Derrick Perry. Mr. Johnson was a retired farmer, landscaper and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Mary’s Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church.              Surviving include his wife of 65 years, Reta J. Johnson; sons, Stephen Johnson of Benson and Stanley Johnson and wife, Dana of Four Oaks; grandchildren, Sydney Johnson, Claire Johnson, and Grayson Johnson; sister, Annie Merle Montague of Angier; special loving nieces, Kathy Perry and Debbie Brady; many other nieces and nephews.             Due to the current health concerns, the family will be in the cars following the service for you to pass by and share love to Mrs. Johnson.               Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, C/O Dianne Johnson, 3053 Federal Road, Benson, NC 27504.             Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC

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We have your family in our thoughts and prayers.Brad, Jenny, Julia and John Lopp

Jenny Lopp Jun 24 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Johnson

Barbour Cobb Jun 12 2020 12:00 AM

Mrs. Reta, Stevie and Stanley, just wanted to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Mr. Billy had a blessed life to be on this earth for 90 years, but that is such a short time compared to the eternity he has entered now. In the words of Mr. Billy, You Better Believe It.

Kerry,Angela,Noah & Mackenzie Coats Jun 12 2020 12:00 AM

Deepest condolesences Stanley for you and your family. Prayers for you all

Lynn H Williams Jun 12 2020 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers from the Beth and Curtis Lee family.

Curtis Lee Jun 11 2020 12:00 AM

Reta and family, Billy was a sweet cousin! I am so sorry for your loss. I remember that picture of him when he was young. RIP Billy!

Jo Ann Coats Morgan Jun 11 2020 12:00 AM

Steve and Family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jean Hudson Jun 11 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Billy Johnson

Rhonda Raynor Jun 11 2020 12:00 AM

All in my thoughts and prayers.

Barbara Williams Tanner Jun 11 2020 12:00 AM

Reta and family we are sorry to hear of Billys death. Our prayers are with you all. Jack and Cherry Littleton

Jack and Cherry Littleton Jun 11 2020 12:00 AM

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