OBITUARY

LaJuan Louise Johnson

July 23, 1932March 17, 2020

Funeral services to honor the life of LaJuan Louise Franklin Johnson, age 87, will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel in Haughton, LA on Friday March 20, 2020 at 11am. The family will receive visitors starting at 10am. Officiating the service will be Reverend George Rodgers & Brother Mike Reichard, Pastor of Koran Baptist Church. Graveside service will immediately follow at Hill Crest Memorial Cemetery.

LaJuan was born on July 23, 1932 in Elm Grove, LA and passed away at her home on March 17, 2020 in Doyline, LA surrounded by family and friends.

Mrs. Johnson was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was the co-owner of Donald Johnson Store in Haughton, LA where she retired after 32 yrs. She was a devoted Christian who loved her church and church family at Koran Baptist Church where she was a charter member. She loved the outdoors where she spent a lifetime of hunting and fishing with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Gwendolyn Dent; daughter in-law, Irma Johnson; grandchildren, Perry Dent, Shannon McMahan & husband Tommy, Kelly Byrd & husband Jeff, Shane Johnson & wife Julie; ten great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, F. Donald Johnson; sons, Donald Ray Johnson & Robert P. Johnson; grandson, Don Johnson; son-in-law, Jimmy Dent; parents, Noel & Susie Franklin; in-laws, Frank “Raz” & Maynard Johnson; siblings, LeJean Munn, LaDonna Franklin, Lester B. Franklin, Leadis Tennison, Leida Drew & Kenneth Ray Franklin.

Pallbearers will be Jacob Dent, LaMonte Hoffmann, Tom Tennison, Lemuel Tennison and Mike Munn. Honorary pallbearers will be Shane Johnson, Mark Allaband and Mark Johnson.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Theresa & Mark Allaband & Southern Care Hospice for the special love, care and assistance they provided to LaJuan and family.

  • FAMILY

  • Gwendolyn Dent, Daughter
  • Irma Johnson, Daughter-in-law
  • Perry Dent, Grandchild
  • Shannon McMahan (Tommy), Grandchild
  • Kelly Byrd (Jeff), Grandchild
  • Shane Johnson (Julie), Grandchild
  • Ten, Great Grandchildren
  • Two, Great-great grandchildren
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jacob Dent
  • LaMonte Hoffmann
  • Tom Tennison
  • Lemuel Tennison
  • Mike Munn
  • Shane Johnson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mark Allaband, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mark Johnson, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 20, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 20, 2020
  • Committal Service Friday, March 20, 2020

Memories

LaJuan Louise Johnson

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Janet Johnson

March 19, 2020

I so loved Aunt Lajuan, always a precious and happy soul who was brutally honest 😂. My favorite childhood memories were from the many holidays spent at her and Uncle Donald’s. I feel so thankful to have had her in my life and was privileged to have spent treasured moments with her over the past few years; pure joy...That said, my heart aches with all of those precious family and friends who are grieving ..May God envelop you all in His healing comfort..

Paul Franklin

March 19, 2020

We would be there with you if not for the CDC guidelines on travel because of the coronavirus but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Robin Goleman(Arnold)

March 19, 2020

So loved mrs. Johnson an her family, Donald Johnson gro.was the place to go,I rode my horse there all the time.me an mom(Shirley Arnold)send our love an prayers to your family.

Greg Johnson

March 19, 2020

One of my favorite memories as a child was visiting aunt Lajuan and Uncle Donald. When God created her ,he gave her an extra portion of Joy and she brought joy to all .Her gift of hospitality was also one of her distinctive features as well. Being the last matriarch of the family she left us a shinning example to be joyful always an to give thanks in every situation. To be absent in the body is to be present with the Lord. She will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY