Mr. Allen “Oop” Johnson, age 80, a resident of Harriman, Tennessee passed away Monday, February 3, 2014 in the Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born June 1, 1933 in Bumpus Mills, Stewart County, Tennessee to Thomas Cecil Johnson and Mannie Beatrice Shelton Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Rhea County, Tennessee; a founding member and Golden Eagle Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Midtown, Tennessee; and was a retired mechanic with Kendrick Trucking with 36 years of service. He was also a great Papaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Terry Alan Johnson; sister, Flossie Vest; and brothers, Dalton and Vernon Lee Johnson
Wife of 60 years: Sarah C. Johnson of Harriman, TN
Daughters: Mary Lewis of Kingston, TN
Alleen DeSmet & husband, Daniel of Montgomery, TX
Son: Scott Johnson of Kingston, TN
4 Great Grandchildren
And a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 7, 2014 at 2 PM from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary. Graveside services and interment will follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery in Harriman (Midtown), Tennessee.