Booker  Johnson Jr.
Booker T. Johnson Jr. was born on Dec. 18, 1943, in Milledgeville, to the parentage of the late Booker T. Johnson Sr. and Iona Speights Johnson. On Sept. 15, 2019, God saw that Booker T. had well fought the battle, victory had been won, and He called him home to glory.
Deacon Booker T. Johnson graduated from Boddie Jr. High School in 1961. Deacon Johnson received an associate's degree in technology from Walker's Community College in Jacksonville, Fla. in 1963. With this education, he would later become a farmer, a licensed electrician, and entrepreneur. Deacon Johnson was an electrician at J.P. Stevens and later at McGraw Laboratories. He was also the owner of Johnson Antenna Service. His most recent business venture for the past 25 years was being the owner of The Kuntry Store located on Sparta Highway in Milledgeville.
Deacon Johnson was a dedicated Christian, father, sibling and friend. Deacon Johnson was a Deacon of the Oak Grove Baptist Church for 53 years and chairman of the Deacon Board for 25 years. Deacon Johnson leaves to cherish his memories: a devoted wife for 56 years, Marvie Thomas Johnson, daughters Angelia (Carlos) Patrick of Brunswick, Ga.; Cynthia (Dennis) Poole and Debra Johnson, both of Milledgeville; Beverly Gail (Erwin) Stewart of Forsyth, Ga.; Keisha (Rod) Ray of Hampton, Ga. and Marilyn Hough of Milledgeville; one son, Darryl Hough of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, Mary Jewel Bennett of Clinton, S.C. and Shirley (Willie) Styles of Milledgeville. Ten devoted grandchildren, Corey Stewart, Antonio Poole, Darien Poole, Jaylan Patrick, Alivia Stewart, Taylor Ray, Brandon Patrick, Tasha Hough, Angelique Hough and Darryl Hough Jr.; a devoted family friend, Joe Johnson. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Milledgeville.
Slater's Funeral Home in Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 18, 2019


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Sep 21, 2019
Patricia & Andrew Galloway
Sep 20, 2019
Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family in the loss of an extraordinary man, Deacon Booker T. Johnson, Jr.