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Dorothy Oldham Williams

September 2, 1924 ~ March 11, 2019

Services will be held: March 30, 2019

Hester Rouse Garner

July 9, 1931 ~ March 19, 2019

Services will be held: March 22, 2019

Sandra Faye Collins

07/01/1947 ~ March 18, 2019

Services will be held: March 21, 2019

Pastor James L. Upchurch

September 15, 1941 ~ March 17, 2019

Services will be held: March 22, 2019

Letha Faye Etheridge

6/6/1939 ~ 3/16/2019

Services will be held: March 20, 2019

Jacob Joseph Sanok, III

10/24/1952 ~ March 17, 2019

Services will be held: March 23, 2019

Wayne Allen Taylor

1-29-1943 ~ 3-16-2019

Services will be held: March 19, 2019

Karen Keith Stewart

October 9, 1961 ~ March 7, 2019

Services will be held:

Richard Glenn “Jack” Johnson, Sr.

01/04/1925 ~ 04/16/2018

RALEIGH – Richard Glenn “Jack” Johnson, Sr., 93, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Garner. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 – 2:00 pm prior to the service; and other times at the home.

Jack was born in Johnston County on January 4, 1925 to David Parker and Alma Coats Johnson. He honorably served his country in the US Army during WWII and in his later years was an avid golfer and horse enthusiast.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his sisters, Fannie Belle Johnson, Lula Parrish, Retha Johnson; and brothers, James Johnson and Buck Johnson.

Jack is survived by a loving family which includes his wife, Lou Johnson of 69 years; daughter, Kathi Johnson and husband, Jackie; son, Rick Johnson; grandchildren, Emily Creech and husband, Daniel, Rebecka Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Gregory Johnson, Canyon Johnson, Jacquelyn Owens; great grandchildren, Gavin Crocker and Audrey Bjorling; sister, Merle Montague and husband, Gene; brother, Billy Johnson and wife, Reta; sister-in-law, Dorothy Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Zion United Methodist Church Building Fund or to Heartland Hospice.

Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com.



1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mount Zion United Methodist Church
15772 NC-50, Garner, NC 27529



2:00 PM

Mount Zion United Methodist Church
15772 NC-50, Garner, NC 27529

Burial will follow in the church cemetery (located directly behind the church building) with military honors.


  1. Jo Ann Morgan

    Lou and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jack was a wonderful man and I know how you feel.So sorry that i cannot come. Much love to you all..

  2. Steve and Laura Lewis

    Our hearts ache today at the the loss of a great brother in Christ. Jack was my encourager and we enjoyed great conversation over a cooking chicken, as good Methodist should. Always enjoyed events around the church with Jack and Lou. Chocolate Pie and a good golfing story. Warm wishes and hugs to the Johnson Family

  3. Pam Berube

    Ms. Lou, Kathi, Rick & all of the family,
    I am so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful husband,
    Father & Granddaddy.
    My heart goes out to you all & I love you all very much!
    God bless you all now & in the days ahead.
    Love Always,

  4. Jim Burnette, Jr.

    Dear Lou, Kathi and Rick: All of your friends in our Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division send our prayers and hold you in our hearts. We are sorry for your loss and hope you take comfort in knowing how much we love and care about you.

  5. Janice Ennis Parrish

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
    Janice Parrish

  6. Debbie Elder

    Lou, very sorry for your loss. I’m so thankful to have known Jack. I always looked forward to his greeting in church. He will be truly missed by so many. I know you have wonderful memories of your years together and hope these bring you peace and comfort.

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