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Samuel Hilliard Johnson

Samuel Hilliard Johnson, 79, of Dunlap passed away Monday afternoon, December 21, 2015, at his home.

He was a member of Welch Chapel United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School for several years. He served on the Sequatchie County Farm Bureau Board of Directors for 20 years and was retired from DuPont. He was also a member of the Chattanooga Racing Pigeon Club and was an avid hunter and fisherman. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis L. and Corene Johnson.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jobynia Johnson; two sons, Randy (Pam) Johnson of Chattanooga and Lewis (Marsha) Johnson of Dunlap; four grandchildren, Christy (Matt) Brown, Laurie Johnson, Dylan Johnson and Allie Johnson; one great-granddaughter, Charlotte Brown; extended family, Myrna, Taylor (Vivian), William (Fran), Mark (Michelle) Barker; sisters-in-law, Sadie Johnson, Ruby (Billy) Dean, Betty Sullivan, Jewell Walker and Dale Long.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 23 at Welch Chapel United Methodist Church with Pastor Doug Silvers and Rev. Wayne Sullivan officiating. Burial was in Welch Chapel Cemetery.

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Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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