Berniece Johnson

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Berniece Johnson, 87, of Piggott, Arkansas, passed away February 4, 2014, at the Piggott Community Hospital.

She was born on February 15, 1926, in Piggott, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Jess and Mettie (Young) Nichols.

She was united in marriage to Henry Johnson on Oct. 31, 1947, and to this union a son, David, was born.

She was a member of Wright's Chapel United Methodist Church in Piggott, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jess and Mettie Nichols; her brother, Lemuel D. Nichols and her sister, Mathel Johnson.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Henry Johnson; her son, David A. Johnson and wife Brenda of Franklin, Tenn.; granddaughter, Jazz Johnson of Franklin, Tenn.; two brothers, Jesse Edgar Nichols of Piggott, Ark. and Gerald Nichols and wife Ruth of Hot Springs, Ark. and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Charles Richardson and Andy Newbill officiating. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Friday and will continue until service time.

Burial will be held at a later date.