2018-04-11 / Obituaries


Mr. Lynn Johnson, age 81, of Empire, LA, formerly of Colquitt, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his son’s residence in Louisiana.

Graveside funeral services were held Monday, April 9, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt City Cemetery with Rev. Wit Byram officiating.

Mr. Johnson retired from Babcock Plantation as a cattleman and also worked as the Miller County Voter Registrar. He was a member of the Colquitt Lions Club and the Miller County Soil Conservation Committee.

He is survived by one son, Jeff (Gaby) Johnson of Buris, LA; one daughter, Debra (Thomas L.) Smith of Cairo; and two grandchildren, Lawton (Lakitha) Smith and Hope (Bradley) Jones.

Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Johnson, and one granddaughter, Marie Smith.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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