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Wayne  Patterson Johnson, Sr.
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Obituary for Wayne Patterson Johnson, Sr.

Wayne Patterson Johnson, Sr., 87, of Sumrall passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Windham House Nursing Home. Services will be Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg, followed by burial in Greens Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Johnson served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a founding member and deacon of Community Baptist Church. He loved to work in his garden, and loved Southern Miss athletics.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Bessie Johnson, Sr.; his wife, Elizabeth Lynch Johnson; a brother, Charles Johnson, Jr.; and three sisters, Willie Bess Neely, Mattie Lou Tilghman, and Mildred Downs.
He is survived by three sons, Wayne (Selinda) Johnson, Jr. of Sumrall, Jeff (Leisa) Johnson of Sumrall, and James Johnson of Sumrall; a daughter, Cheryl Johnson (Scott) Carriere of Hattiesburg; his special friend, Pearl Lowery of Sumrall; nine grandchildren, Trey Johnson, Johnathon Johnson, Melinda Johnson, Austin Carriere, Chance (Danielle) Pickett, Jarred Pickett, Jordan Pickett, Cody (Hannah) Johnson, and Ally Johnson; four great grandchildren; one brother, Bobby Johnson of Rawls Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Monday, October 9, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.
The family would like to thank all the people involved in Mr. Johnson’s care at the Windham House, and through Camellia Hospice. The care he received was compassionate, and the family would like to thank all who cared for him.

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Hattiesburg, MS 39401


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