Wilson Johnson

Published 8:44 am Monday, November 21, 2011

Wilson Johnson, age 80, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2011, in Atmore, Alabama.  He was a native of Neshoba County, Mississippi and a resident of Atmore for most of his life.

Wilson was owner of Johnson Timber Company and best remembered as an outdoorsman and cane-maker/log-puller at Williams Station Days. He loved horses, dogs, people, and ‘the woods.’

His parents Ethel and Carlene Johnson, and two sisters, Ethelyn Stribling and Frances Hewitt preceded him in death.

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Wilson is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Carole Johnson; two sisters, Corrine Brister and Ellen Kahl; one brother, Rodney Johnson; a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Julie Johnson; and two grandsons and a grand daughter-in-law, Matt and Anne Johnson and Drew Johnson.

A graveside service was held on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at 10 a.m. from Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation was held Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 from 5p.m. to 7p.m. from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.