Earl Johnson

Saturday, July 30, 2005

CANALOU, Mo. -- Earl Edward Johnson, 89, of Canalou died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo.

He was born Sept. 6, 1915, in Scottsville, Ark., son of Albert S. and Myrtle Iva Harmon Johnson. He and Inez Edwards were married Aug. 21, 1943, in Russellville, Ark. She died Oct. 20, 1998.

Johnson was a farmer.

Survivors include two sons, Carl Johnson of Morehouse, Mo., Thomas Johnson of Marble Hill, Mo.; three daughters, Wilma Dear of St. Charles, Mo., Iva Griffin of Webb City, Mo., Patricia Pointer of Matthews; a brother, Jeff Johnson of Dover, Ark.; two sisters, Anna Bixler of Sikeston, Mo., Lenora Crutchfield of Lamar, Ark.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, a grandson, five brothers, and a sister.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 10:30 a.m. to service time Tuesday.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Mike Cartwright officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston.