James "Jim" Johnson

January 25, 1940 ~ April 14, 2020 (age 80)


Surgoinsville:  James "Jim" Johnson, age 80, of Surgoinsville, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at The Village at Allandale, Kingsport.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Surgoinsville.  Jim was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Fern Roberts Johnson; son, Sheay Johnson; parents, Dee and Cleo Harkleroad Johnson.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Sexton Johnson; sisters, Jean Johnson Price and husband, William of Surgoinsville, Ann Johnson Reuschel of Rogersville; nieces, Linda Price Henard and husband, Brian of Rogersville, Carla Price Morrison and husband, Jeff of Killen, AL, Beth Reuschel of Greenville, SC; nephew, John Reuschel and wife, Jill of Russellville; several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Due to the COVID-19 concern, the family will have a private graveside service Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens with Rev. Tecky Hicks officiating.

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