April 17, 1941 - August 1, 2020
Edward Johnson, Jr. (June) was born April 17, 1941 to Edward Johnson and Annie Mae Williams Johnson whom both preceded him in death along with three siblings, John Edward (Patsy) Williams, Lois Janet Johnson, Siah Gilbert (Carrie) Johnson and a grandson, Jayvien Edward Maurice Jones. Edward's sunset was at the V.A. Medical Center in Las Vegas, NV on August 1, 2020. Edward was born and raised in Plaquemine, LA where he attended Iberville Parish School and he played football. At a young age, his place of worship was Mount Airey Baptist Church in Plaquemine, LA. At the young age of 18, Edward joined the US Army. After he served his country, he resided in Las Vegas, NV where he received his diploma. Edward Johnson then met and married Bealah Trimble and to this union, three children were born, Debra Moore, Felisha Johnson and Lakeysha R. Johnson. Later, Edward met and married Ola Mae Macklin Johnson and to this union, Ebony Johnson (Kennis), Kenneth McGee and Deborah McGee were born. Ed and Ola became members of New Light Missionary Baptist Church, where the late Reverend John Henry, Jr., was pastor. He was baptized by Reverend Henry at an early age. Brother Ed was a devoted member. Brother Ed worked with the Deacon Board and Building Funds. Brother Ed was a financial blessing to his church until he relocated to Mississippi. Edward took up the trade as a 21 dealer and worked at a number of casinos such as the Sands Hotel, Dune's Hotel and Excalibir Hotel. He also worked at the Silver Star Casino in Philadelphia, MS. Edward and Ola later moved to Leesburg, MS where he joined Oak Grove M.B. Church and became a faithful member of the deacon board. Edward enjoyed church, family, Young and the Restless and the New Orleans Saints. Edward leaves to cherish his memories, his wife Ola Johnson; 7 daughters, Felisha (Felix) Lakeysha Johnson, Debra (Anthony) Moore and Dalonda Reed, all of Las Vegas, NV, Ebony (Kennis Ray) Townsend of Pelahatchie, MS, Kenneth McGee of Jackson, Mississippi and Joyce Lewis of Texas; 25 grand children and 27 great grand children; 5 brothers, Garland Johnson, Chester (Connie-Mickey) Johnson, Ivory Johnson, all of Las Vegas, NV, Leonard (Sharon) Johnson of Sacramento, CA, Ray Kevin (Phyllis) Johnson of Texas; 5 sisters Patricia (Luis) Watkins and Jackie Johnson of Las Vegas, NV, Daisy (David) Patterson, Cathy (Horache) Jenkins and Laraine Barado of Plaquemine, LA; God sisters, Hattie B., Barbara Ann and Carol Ann; and 1 goddaughter, Kaelani Portis.
Edward Johnson, Jr. (June) was born April 17, 1941 to Edward Johnson and Annie Mae Williams Johnson whom both preceded him in death along with three siblings, John Edward (Patsy) Williams, Lois Janet Johnson, Siah Gilbert (Carrie) Johnson and... View Obituary & Service Information
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