Benjamin Burtrom “B.B.” Johnson

Benjamin Burtrom “B.B.” Johnson, 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 at Stones River Hospital following an extended illness.

A resident of Woodbury, Mr. Johnson was a native of DeKalb Co., TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Burley and Donie Bratcher Johnson; daughter, Norma Johnson Gannon; grandson, Mike Johnson; brothers, Aubrey, I.N., J.B., Vanus, Lanus, Eddie Royce and Dellmar Johnson and his sister, Edith Farless

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Wilma Hale Johnson of Woodbury; sons, Gary Johnson of Murfreesboro and Gerald Johnson of McMinnville; son-in-law, Jackie Gannon; grandchildren, Russell Gannon, Melanie Fann, Carol Davis, Denise Young, Walt, Paul, Jared, Alexandria, Cassandra and Ben Johnson.

11 great grandchildren also survive.

Mr. Johnson was a member of the Mt. Aarat Church of Christ and a veteran of the Army. He was a Dairy Farmer and Owner of Johnson’s Grocery.

Funeral services will be in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29 with Bro. James Cossey officiating. Burial will be in Centerhill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 28 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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