Kenneth Earl Johnson

Monday, March 2, 2015

Kenneth Earl Johnson, 87, of Rector, passed from this life on Wednesday February 25, 2015, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born on July 3, 1927, in Rector, to the late John and Margie (Seegraves) Johnson. He was a member of the Rector First General Baptist Church and served our country in the United States Army.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; the love of his life, Velma Johnson Smith; one brother, Donald Johnson; two sisters, Pauline Wagster and Louise Lucy; one nephew, David Johnson and a great-great niece, Blair Johnson.

He is survived by a special nephew, Danny Johnson of Rector; special niece, Donna Whiteside of Rector; one brother, Gerald Johnson of Little Rock, Ark. along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 28, 2015, at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Bro. Marston Carpenter and Bro. Brad Gilbert officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

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