Obituary of Bennie l Johnson
On January 8, 1938, Bennie l Johnson was born the seventh child of Nellie Tryon and Bennie Johnson in Grapeland, Texas. He united with the Cedar Branch Baptist Church at an early age and attended elementary school and W.R. Banks High School. He served in the United States Army where he received an honorable discharge. In 1961 he married Earnestine Williams and to this union two children were born, one child preceded him in death. He was retired from Vent-A-Hood in Richardson, Texas. On November 27, 2022, he entered into eternal rest. He was preceded in death by His daughter, Nellie Faye Johnson, parents, five sisters, Zella Mae Harvey, Nellie Ann Freeman, Annie Loise Welch, Della Watson, Katie Mar Jackson: four brothers, Wilbert Johnson, H.D. Smith, Q.V. Gilford, and James Johnson.
Left to cherish his memories and legacy; wife, Earnestine Johnson; daughter, Norvella Marie Johnson; one grandson, Nicholas J. Hill; two great-grandchildren, Alexis Marie Hill and Aaliyah N. Hill; one sister, Wanda Marie Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews’ other relatives and friends.
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