The Valdosta Daily Times
Wendell Bernard Johnson, 90, of Quitman and formerly of Valdosta died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Presbyterian Home. He was born on September 13, 1922 in Elkhart, Indiana, a son of the late Bernard Johnson and the late Hazel Goiens Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a retired engineer with the Veterans Administration and a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II. Mr. Johnson was also a member of the American Legion and NARFE Chapter 1044.
Survivors include his wife, Amelia Johnson of Quitman, son and daughter in law, Victor and Bennie Johnson of Stockton, Calif., granddaughter, Victoria Portia of Richmond, Calif., grandson, Russell Johnson of Stockton, Calif., nieces, Patricia Johnson, Stephanie Johnson, Debbie and John Snelleberger all of Elkhart, IN., nephew, Rev. Jamie Johnson, his brother, Arthur Johnson of Valdosta, stepson, Alton Daggs of Valdosta, stepdaughters, Delores Page of New Orleans, LA, Shirley Bellazain of Richmond, Calif., Audrey Mitchell of Elkhart, IN., grandchildren, Elisa and Larry Mays, Sr. of Turlock, Calif., Alton, Jr. and Monica Daggs, of Manteca, Calif., Aaron Mitchell, Jimmy Mitchell, Steven Mitchell all of Elkhart, IN., Pamela Page, Connie Jackson, Sharon Lynn and Rick Ewing, Vanessa Keith of Indianapolis, IN, Sherrie Bellazain of Pinole, Calif., Teressa Bellazain of Virginia, great grandchildren, Larry Mays, Jr. of Turlock, Calif., Brandon Daggs and Monisha Daggs of Virginia and numerous other family members.
Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with Father Ray Levreault officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. A rosary will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, September 2, 2013 at the Carson McLane Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com . — Carson McLane Funeral Home.