John L. Johnson Jr.Published 11:12pm Wednesday, October 19, 2011
October 16, 2011
Mr. John L. Johnson Jr., of 2357 Pruden Blvd., departed this earthly life on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at his residence.
He was a native of Suffolk and a graduate of Suffolk High School and worked at Jefferson Labs as a receiver. He was predeceased by his parents, John L. and Eloise Love Johnson Sr.
His survivors include his sons, Cyprian Johnson (Laytoya), of New Bern, N.C., and Tyrone Jenkins, of Suffolk; sisters, Thomasina Tillery and Gloria Dolsberry, both of Suffolk, Johnella Porter (Frank), of Fort Washington, Md., and Carol Johnson, also of Suffolk; two brothers, Alfred Vines Jr., of Columbus, Ohio, and Robert Allmond, of Atlantic City, N.J. His four grandchildren and a host of other loving relatives and friends will lovingly miss him dearly.
A homegoing celebration will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Healing Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Morris Allmond Sr. officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 11:30 a.m. prior to the service. Visitation will be on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Harris Funeral Home, 685 Carolina Road, Suffolk, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The family will receive friends at his residence. Condolences may be sent to www.vharrisfuneralhome.com. Professional services have been entrusted to Harris Funeral Home, Inc.