Johnson, Larry Clinton (Dunlap)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Larry Clinton Johnson, 54, of Dunlap, TN, died at his home Monday, April 14, 2014. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rena Dykes Davis; father, Clinton Johnson; daughter, Kelly Johnson; and brothers, Billy Leatherwood and Stevie Brimer. 

Survivors include his sons, Larry Wendell Johnson, Atlanta, David Lee Johnson, Dunlap and Jason Allen Johnson, Signal Mtn.; grandchildren, Baily, Alexis and Angelia Johnson and Destiny Aderholy; brothers, Charles (Kathy) Johnson, Bobby (Linda) Johnson, Englewood, TN and Donnie (Reba) Johnson, Bradenton, FL; and several nieces and nephews. 

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. CDT Friday, April 18, in Ewton Funeral Home chapel, who has charge of the arrangements. There will be no visitation.


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Roscoe William Braxton

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Plan Revived For 5-Story Boutique Hotel Next To The Walnut Street Bridge

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