J.E. Johnson

June 27, 1933 ~ November 25, 2019 (age 86)


J.E. (Ed) Johnson, 86 of Huntsville, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville. He was born June 27, 1933 in Snyder, TX to Emanuel Johnson and Neva Neal Blair-Johnson.

Ed lived in the Kingston and Huntsville area since 1969. He was an oil well driller and a welder in Texas. He was a friend to many in Texas and Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jerry Johnson; 8 brothers, Monroe, Lonnie, B.Q., Allen, Darrell, Billy Jay, Raymond Ray, and Arthur and 2 sisters, Beatrice and Daisy.


Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Eddie Bea Compton-Johnson; 2 children, Jimmy Johnson and wife April, Janice Howell and husband Harold Dean; 10 grandchildren, Shannon Howell, Misty Howell-Mitchell, Stacey Carlson, Derrek Collins, Kimberly Johnson, James Dylan Johnson, Alisha Johnson, Blair Cook, Sara Chapman, and Daisy Newman; 20 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and many other family members and friends.

 The family will receive friends from 2-4PM, Sunday December 1, 2019 in the Chapel of Madison County Funeral Service at Huntsville. A Funeral Service will be held 2PM Monday at Marble Baptist Church with Brother Dwain Houston and Brother Larry Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Big Sandy Cemetery.

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