Funeral service for Mr. Parks Johnson, age 89, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Will Martin, Bro. Walter Sloan and Stacy Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Johnson was born on October 14, 1928 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Elisha Parks and Delia Irene Warden Johnson. He was a church elder at Mimosa Church of Christ and a member of the Civitan Club and Mimosa Community Club. He worked as a driver for Wayne Patrick Exxon Oil Co., May Oil Co. and Lincoln County Wheels for Wheels. He was also a bus driver for Lincoln County Schools. Mr. Johnson passed away on April 15, 2018 at Bailey Manor.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Aileen Holder Johnson; son, Jerry (Anita) Johnson of Mimosa, TN; grandchildren, Stacy Johnson and Christy Lynn O’Neal both of Fayetteville, TN; and great-grandchildren, Riley O’Neal, Wesley O’Neal, Blake Johnson, and Paul Spencer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Jack Johnson, Rachel Hart, Mildred Scott, Marjorie Fowler, and Maurine Huss.
Visitation with the family will be held at 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Johnson.