Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at New Jerusalem M.B. Church in Mound Bayou with Pastor Michael Harris officiating. Burial will follow in New Jerusalem Church cemetery in Mound Bayou, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Survivors include spouse Willie Thompson of Mound Bayou; son, Lonnie Johnson Jr. of Indianapolis, Ind.; daughters, Shawanda M. Johnson, Maria Johnson and Michelle E. Johnson all of Indianapolis, Ind.; brothers, Willie Sanders of Cleveland and Tony Sanders of New York City, N.Y.; sisters, Armie J. Patterson of St. Louis, Mo., Blondell Travis of Renova, Mary Catherine Crump of Houston, Texas, Hazel M. Sanders, Shelia Sanders both of Mound Bayou, Pearlie Lee and Joann Sims, both of Cleveland, Gracie Smith of Springfield, Evelyn Gillespie of Nashville, Tenn., and Adron Duckworth of Horn Lake; nine grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.tlredmonfuneralhome.com