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Son of George Anderson Johnson and Gracie A. (Lawson) Johnson Alvie E. Johnson, the son of George Anderson Johnson and Gracie A. (Lawson) Johnson, was born Nov. 11, 1933 in Thornfield, and departed this life Dec. 4, 2005, at the age of 72.
Alvie graduated from Seymour High School and later served two years in the U.S. Army Quarter Master Corps where he attained the rank of specialist 3rd class. Following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, Alvie moved to Florida where he lived for 40 years. He worked as a business machine repairman, eventually establishing his own repair business.
Alvie was preceded in death by one brother, Willie Johnson, and five sisters, Ruth Goodnight, Eva Kastning, Lucy Parker, Mildred Turner, and Thurma Turner.
He is survived by 20 nieces and nephews; two brothers-in-law, Russell Turner, Squires, and Linlie Turner, Ellis, Kan.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Thornfield Chapel with the Rev. Tom Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Thornfield Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava. Friends may call at their convenience.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Webster County Veterans of Foreign Wars #4101. Memorial contributions may be made to contributor’s choice.