Paul Johnson

Saturday, April 26, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Paul Embro Johnson, 67, of Farmington, Mo., died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at his home.

He was born Feb. 5, 1936, in East Prairie, son of Rosalee Johnson. He married Jessie Marie Armstrong, who died April 18, 2003.

Johnson was a retired handyman. He moved to Farmington 10 years ago from East Prairie.

Survivors include five sons, Bill and Stanley Johnson of East Prairie, Marling Johnson of Belgrade, Mo., Randy Johnson of Bonne Terre, Mo., Merle Johnson of Cape Girardeau; five daughters, Paula Miller of Cape Girardeau, Rosalee Miller and Luann Pohl of Doe Run, Mo., Tina and Christine Johnson of Trion, Ga.; a brother, Franklin Coke of Anniston, Mo.; a sister, Myrtle Smith of East Prairie, Earline Smith; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie after 6 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Buddy Hannah officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.