77 year old Phillip Johnson, Jr., better known as J.J. the King, a native of Bedford County, died Thursday March 14 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. He was the son of the late Phillip and Lena Smith Johnson, Sr. His wife is Christine Fisher. In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by two children, Robert and Rita; Sisters, Irene Ray, Lora Morris, Annie Belle Ray, Lee Anna Bailey, Ruby Ray and Magnolia; and a Brother, Charles Johnson. Phillip was an U.S. Army Veteran in which he retired with honors and a member of the Pilgrim Emanuel Baptist Church. Johnson is survived by two Sons, Johnny (Kim) Johnson of Brush Creek and Randy Johnson of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Twelve Grandchildren; Sisters, Pauline (Gene) Wilson of Panama City, FL, Betty and Lucille Johnson both of Nashville; Brother, Oris (Bernadette) Johnson of Maryland; a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends. Interment Services will be conducted 2:PM Friday March 22 at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville with Elder Perry Broadnex and Artie London officiating. Visitation with the Family will be on Friday March 22 from 11:AM until 1:PM at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home at which time the family will leave to go to the cemetery for the Service at 2:PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Phillip Johnson, Jr.
Mar 18 2013