Billy Joe Johnson, 83, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was born September 7, 1929, to William Joel Sr. and Lillie Mae Johnson. He was a member of Mt. Nebo Methodist Church. He was a Korean War Veteran and a retired carpenter.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Thursday, February 7, 2013 at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Glenn Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Little Brown Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors are his wife, Betty Joe Johnson of New Site; one daughter, Marilyn (Max) Wilson of Booneville; one son, Ricky (Robbin) Johnson of Booneville; four grandchildren, Marca (Danny) Williams of Guntown, Nikki (Kevin) Oaks of Blackland, Marlee Wilson of Booneville and Brett Johnson of Booneville; four great grandchildren, Kirk Williams, Joey Williams of Guntown, Avery Grace Oaks of Blackland and Ellie Louise Williams of Guntown and one brother, William Joel Jr. (Mary Ellen) Johnson of Booneville.
Preceded in death by his parents, three sister, Donna Cunningham, Clara White, Mary Lou Johnson; three brothers, W.C. Jack, J.C., and George Johnson.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at McMillan Funeral Home and until service time on Thursday.