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Rufus Johnson

Rufus Johnson, 78, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Thursday, February 15, 2024 at Hospice Care Center.

He was of the church of Christ faith. Rufus served as a board member of BTC Fiber, served as a trustee of the Johnson-Lewis Cemetery, and was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Herron Johnson; parents, Wade and Callie Johnson; and sister, Wanda Rae Johnson.

He is survived by two sons, Lamar (Vivian) Johnson and Michael Johnson, both of Dunlap; five grandchildren, Brandon (Amy) Johnson, Michaela (Paul) Campbell, Macy Johnson, Caleb and Logan Johnson; great-grandson, Elliott Johnson and one on the way; two sisters, Claudine (Johnny) Burch of Dunlap and Effie Lasater of Red Bank; brother, Sonny (Sharon) Johnson of East Brainerd; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services were held Monday, February 19 in the funeral home chapel with Minister Mike Lusk officiating. Burial was in Johnson-Lewis Cemetery.

Donations can be made to Sequatchie County Cancer Support Network.

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Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap.

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