James William Johnson
COLUMBIA, Tennessee [mdash] James William Johnson, 84, of Columbia, passed away Dec. 31, 2019 at Maury Regional Medical Center.
A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Weaver officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. Saturday to service time at Heritage Funeral Home.
Born March 7, 1935 in Talladega, Alabama, James was the son of the late William Johnson and Hazel McCarroll Johnson and husband of Sylvia Jones Johnson. He worked as a general foreman in the GM Guide Division and was dedicated to the Jehovah's Witness faith in 2006. James loved to fish, work in the garden, cook and do remodeling. He had a favorite saying: "Whatever you do, do it to the best of your ability and don't let anyone disrespect you."
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Stephen Johnson, Shawn (Karen) Johnson and DeWayne (Natalie May) Moore; daughters, Lynn Johnson (Ron) Peden and Michelle Moore; sister, Marie Sullis; brothers, Lee Roy Johnson, Paul Johnson and Thomas Johnson; grandchildren, Heather, Justin, Derek, Lillian, Ashley, Shawn Jr., D'Andre, Austin, Ariana, Christian and James; eight great-grandchildren; and special friend/brother, Malcom Adams.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James LaMonte Johnson; brother, Smith Johnson; and sisters, Thomasee Johnson, Doris Avery and Loretta Robinson.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601
You may share condolences with the family at the Heritage Funeral Home website: www.TnFunerals.com.
Published on January 19, 2020


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Calvin Broadnax
Jan 22, 2020
Great Friend, Great neighbor, a long-time friend. Going to be missed.
Ed Melton
Jan 20, 2020
I was a supervisor at Guide in Anderson Indiana . I had many interactions with Jim . He was a soft-spoken very classy man ! I had great respect for him. I am truly sorry to read of his passing . Regards and prayers to his family ! Ed Melton Englewood Florida
Roy C Beasley
Jan 20, 2020
To the family I didn't know brother Johnson but as a fellow Jehovah's witness I feel your pain hold on to Jehovah's hand and in a little while we can see our brother again agape' love
stephen herron
Jan 19, 2020
I worked with Jim at Guide he was a nice guy