Joseph Eugene "Joe" Johnson

Monday, July 27, 2015
Joe Johnson

Joseph Eugene "Joe" Johnson, 65, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Friday, July 24, 2015, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

He was born on May 21, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., and was the son of the late Wallace and Ina Louse "Lamb" Dunscombe Johnson.

He was united in marriage to Barbie Ebbeson on Aug. 19, 1972, and to this union two daughters were born.

Joe was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church in Piggott, Ark. He enjoyed watching Cardinal games, playing golf and spending time with his grandkids.

Survivors include his wife, Barbie of Piggott, Ark.; his daughters, Kimberley Donner and husband Chad of Piggott and Natalie Kennedy and husband John of Piggott; three grandchildren, Blakely, Archer and Camden; a brother, Wallace Johnson and wife Erna of Forrest City, Ark. and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 26, in the First United Methodist Church with Bro. Andy Newbill officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Saturday evening at the funeral home.