James B. (JB) Johnson ~ 1911-1957

                                   

 

James B. Johnson
1911-1957
Gleason, Tennessee:
Funeral services for James B. (J B) Johnson, assistant cashier of the Bank of Gleason, were held Thursday March 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Gleason with Bro. Hilliard Goode and Bro. E. Farris officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery. Maddox and Co. directed the arrangements. Mr. Johnson died  at 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, in the presence of family and friends, at his home in Gleason, from an illness of four months. He underwent surgery in a Memphis hospital before Christmas. He was a valued employee of the Bank of Gleason, a member of the Gleason First Baptist Church and Gleason Masonic Lodge, and a veteran of World War II. At the time of his death he was Commander of the Gleason American Legion post.  Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his father, Harmon C. Johnson of Gleason. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Sally Ossmer Johnson; three sons, James Harmon (Jimmy) Johnson age 14, John David Johnson age 7, and Gary Thomas Johnson age 6; his mother,  Mrs. Irene Stallcup Johnson of Gleason; two brothers, John Lee Johnson of Gleason and Henry Bryant Johnson of Chicago, Illinois. Pallbearers were J. D. Dillion, Joe B. Rives, G. W. Gibbs, Jr., J. E. Bell, Bob Owen, and William Parks.

 
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Daddy's car in front of Bank of Gleason 1956

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