B.T. Johnson

Tuesday, July 6, 2004

VANDUSER, Mo. -- B.T. Johnson, 71, of Vanduser died on Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center following a heart attack.

He was born on June 26, 1933, at Blytheville, Ark., son of Rice R.A.P. and Elve Hargett Johnson.

He was a farmer and a member of the Vanduser Baptist Church. He also served on the advisory committee of Production Credit Association. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict.

He and Phyllis Pigman were married June 19, 1953, at Hernando, Miss.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Tony Johnson of Vanduser; a daughter, Tanya Monroe of Vanduser; a brother, Jimmy P. Johnson of Benton, Mo.; a sister, Ruth Bramlett of Vanduser; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and a half brother.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Glenn Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at the Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, Mo., with full military honors provided by the Missouri Military Honor Guard.