Nolan Johnson Sr.

Published 5:00 am Thursday, May 5, 2005

Services for Nolan Johnson Sr., of Woodville, are 1 p.m.Saturday, May 7 at Embrew Baptist Church in Woodville with burialin the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Marshall Funeral Home inBude and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Johnson, 73, died April 29, 2005, in Woodville. He was bornin Woodville on Feb. 3, 1932, to Nolan J. Johnson and EstherJohnson.

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He was a deacon, Sunday School superintendent, choir sponsor,fourth Sunday night sponsor, pastor’s aide and church member.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Jessie L.Johnson; a daughter, Stephanie E. Johnson; three sisters; and onebrother.

Survivors are his wife of 54 years, Nancy L. Johnson; twodaughters, Lee Ester Thompson and Joyce Veal, both of Woodville;three sons, Nolan Johnson Jr., Carl Johnson and Shelton Johnson,all of Woodville; one adopted daughter, NaLisha Poole, ofWoodville; six godchildren; one brother, Walter Johnson, ofWoodville; five sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; 17grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews and many, many other relatives and friends.