Obituary – Johnson, Ben L., 1967

Obituary of Ben L. Johnson, 1967:

B. L. Johnson dies Tuesday, rites are today.  Ben L. Johnson, 78, Lake City Rt. 2, died at Eastern State Hospital Tuesday after a lingering illness.

Funeral services will be conducted today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Johnson and the Rev. Walter Richardson officiating.

Mr. Johnson was a farmer and member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.  He was a veteran of World War I.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bessie Johnson and sister, Mrs. Elsie Shetterly of Baltimore.

Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Clinton Courier-News, August 17, 1967, Section 1, Page 8.

[Transcribed from a photocopy of the microfilm in the genealogy vertical files at Lake City Library.]

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