Lester Johnson

November 30, 1929 ~ October 25, 2021 (age 91)


Mr. Lester Johnson, 91, of Huntingdon, TN passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021 at Huntingdon Health and Rehab Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, October 29, 2021 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Humbles Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 29, 2021 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home from 11:00AM until the start of services at 1:00PM.

Everyone who attends is asked to please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Mr. Lester Johnson was born to the late James Webb and Ada Johnson. He was a farmer and also worked at H.I.S. in Bruceton. He was also a member of Smyrna Baptist Church. Other than his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Bettye Jean Johnson; four sisters: Mary Sue Parker, Manon Barnett, Ollie Walker and Emma Jean Nesbitt; five brothers: Gerald Hampton, Fred Johnson, Willie C. Johnson, J.C. Webb, Sr. and James Johnson; one daughter, Sandra Nadine Porter; one son, Kenneth Ray Hampton; one grandson, Joseph Lee Willis; and two step-children, Terry and Timothy Arnold.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Johnson; two daughters, Jeannie (Steve) Mays and Linda Willis; four sons: Lester Undra Johnson, Robert (Carolyn) Johnson, Charles (Jacqueline) Johnson, and Corey (Kim) Johnson. He is also survived by two sisters, Mattie (Rev. Ivey) Jamison and Patricia Webb; and six brothers, Tice (Geneva) Hampton, Buford (Annie) Webb, Arthur (Stephanie) Webb, Riley (Kim) Webb, and Jessie (Cynthia) Webb.

He also leaves 20 grandkids, a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and six step-children: Rodney Arnold, Darryl Arnold, Millicent (Elie) Albert, Gregory Loundon, Clyde (Phyllis) Loundon, Sonya (Earnest) Nugent.

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