On Thursday, November 8, 2012, Glen Franklin Johnson age 59, of Nashville, Arkansas, was called home, along with his wife Margaret, by his side. His death was sudden and by way of a tragic accident, but all who knew him, know he’s with the Lord. His homegoing service will be Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM, at McAlaster High School Gymnasium in Mineral Springs, Arkansas with Rev. Michel Griffin, Pastor of Bright Star Baptist Church will be officiating.
Glen was born March 23, 1953 in Ozan, Arkansas and was a retiree of Myers Bakery, the U. S. Army Reserve and was presently a custodian at Mineral Springs High School. He was married to his soul mate, Margaret Johnson and the two had just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on November 4th 2012. He was a deacon and faithful member of Bright Star Baptist Church, where he felt as if the congregation was family. He was also known by some, for his good barbecue. He was preceded in death by his biological parents A. C. Johnson and Yancy Hubbard Johnson and his parents that reared him Wallace and Agnes Johnson; five sisters: Mae Alice Henry, Beulah Pondexter, Betty Gainer, Bobbie Dean Walker and Mary Ann Johnson.
He is survived by two daughters Yvonne Johnson and Yulonda Stewart; two sisters: Cherry Ann Johnson of Chicago, Illinois and Gladys Johnson of Nashville, Arkansas, and three special grandchildren Trakandra Sharp, Tyundra and Takela Stewart all of Nashville, Arkansas. whom he loved dearly.
Glen’s Earthly body will be laid to rest in Tollette Cemetery, Schaal, Arkansas. Visitation will be November 17, from 10 until 11 AM at the McAlister High School Gymnasium in Mineral Springs, AR at 130 Browning Street. Funeral services provided by Brandon’s Mortuary in Hope, AR.