Henry Vernon Johnson

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Henry Vernon Johnson

Henry Vernon Johnson, 94, of Piggott, Ark., passed away March 11, 2019, at Piggott General Baptist Nursing Home in Piggott. He was born on March 28, 1924, in Piggott, and was the son of Robert and Lula (Duty) Johnson.

Henry was united in marriage to Bernice Nichols on Oct. 31, 1947.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Albert Johnson; mother, Lula Johnson; wife, Bernice Johnson; brother, Raymond Albert Johnson; sisters, Marie Carter and Frances Binkley.

Henry was a member of Wright's Chapel United Methodist Church in Piggott. He served in World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946. He also owned and operated a dairy farm near Hitt's Chapel for many years.

Survivors include his son, David (Brenda) Johnson of Franklin, Tenn.; granddaughter, Jazz Johnson of Franklin, Tenn.; brother, Doyne (Addie) Johnson of Spokane, Mo.; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 18, at the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott, with Bro. Jack Cole officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott. Pallbearers will be Darrell McCrillis, Jim Nichols, Gary Nichols, Rex Smart, Roger McKenney and Charles Richardson. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, prior to services, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Magnolia Manor, 1200 Gordon Duckworth Drive, Piggott, Ark., 72454.