Graveside services for Mr. Cartis Dalton Johnson, 87, were held today (Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011) at 2 p.m. in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery in Shongaloo with the Rev. G.R. Collier officiating under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.
Visitation was held today from noon until 1:30 p.m.
Mr. Johnson was born June 27, 1924 in Shongaloo to Roy Chester and Virgie Pickett Johnson and passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 in Springhill. He was a lifelong resident of this area, a member of First Baptist Church of Cullen and was retired from International Paper Company after 32 years of service. Mr. Johnson was also a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.
He is survived by wife, Peggy Hudson Johnson of Terrell, Texas; sisters, Erma Teutsch and husband, Connie of Bossier City, Nettie Schreiner of Fargo, North Dakota and Sandra Hall of Hackett, Arkansas; brothers, Carlton Johnson and wife, Shirley of Saline, Eugene Johnson of Springhill and Joe Johnson and wife, Bonnie of Springhill; and son-in-law, Bobby Dodson.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Thelma Aline Johnson and daughter, Kathy Dodson.
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