Celebrating the life and passing of Mr. Wayne S. Johnson, graveside services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at Mt. Mariah Cemetery. Rev. Perry Anderson will be officiating.
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Jewel Johnson, brother Jimmy Johnson, sister Gwen Johnson, and by his daughter Wendy Johnson.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Lib Johnson, daughter Patricia Williams and husband Greg, son Walter Johnson, grandchildren Haley Woods and Morgan, Clif Woods and wife Lacee, Bailey Womack and husband Cody, and Hayden Williams, greatgrandchildren Chloe, Alee, Chase, Olivia, Carter, Bryson, and Remington Wayne, brothers Dan Johnson, Kenneth Johnson and wife Emily, Tommy Johnson and wife Laura, sister Mary Ann Daniel, and by numerous other nieces and nephews.
Wayne was born on July 18, 1937 and entered into heaven on January 18, 2023. Wayne served in the Army and after being discharged, he went to work in the oilfield. He met the love of his life in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and they were married soon after. Wayne also worked for and retired from the Louisiana Ammunition Plant, as well as the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Department as a Sheriff’s Deputy in corrections.
Wayne spent his entire life devoted to his family. He would do anything, for anyone. His faith in the Lord was very strong. He will always be remembered as a beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and friend by all that met him.
Honoring Wayne as pallbearers will be Paul Cook, Keith Cook, Greg Williams, Hayden Williams, Clif Woods, and Walter Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org