OBITUARY

Paul Johnson

August 17, 1935November 6, 2018
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Paul, Johnson, 83, of Kingsport, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Paul was saved at an early age and was a faithful member of Mountain View Primitive Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school and served as a Deacon. When he moved to Kingsport in 1983, he joined Walnut Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, where he also taught Sunday school and served as a Deacon until his health prevented him from doing so. Paul was a loving and kind father who was helpful and always gave good advice. He loved Jesus with all his heart.

Paul retired from Mead Paper after 27 years of service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Welkie Ann and James H. Johnson and brothers James and Harmon Johnson.

Those left to cherish Paul’s memory include his wife of 59 years, Mildred Johnson; son, Ronnie Johnson and wife Gina; daughter, Teresa Wolf and husband Michael; sister, Dorothy Jean Beary and husband Bradford; grandchildren: Blake Johnson, Mishayla Hensley, Nathan Wolf and Nicholas Wolf; and great-grandson, Jonah Paul Hensley.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 8:00 PM with Elder Oscar Irvin, Elder Paul Strong, and Billy Jack Johnson officiating. Music provided by Nathan Wolf, The Smith Family, Mishayla Hensley, Blake Johnson, and Michael Wolf.

Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM at East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of the Good Shepherd. Military Services will be conducted by the Boone Dam VFW Post 4933.

Pallbearers will be Blake Johnson, Nathan Wolf, Nicholas Wolf, Adam Hensley, Michael Wolf, and Scott Tipton.

Online condolences may be made to the Johnson family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Johnson family.

  • FAMILY

  • Mildred Johnson, Wife of 59 years
  • Ronnie Johnson and wife Gina, Son
  • Teresa Wolf and husband Michael, Daughter
  • Blake Johnson, Mishayla Hensley, Nathan Wolf, Nicholas Wolf, Grandchildren
  • Jonah Paul Hensley, Great Grandson
  • Welkie Ann and James H. Johnson, Parents - deceased
  • Dorothy Jean Beary and husband Bradford, Sister
  • James and Harmon Johnson, Brothers - deceased
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Blake Johnson
  • Nathan Wolf
  • Nicholas Wolf
  • Adam Hensley
  • Michael Wolf
  • Scott Tipton

Services

  • Receiving of Friends Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, November 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Ralph Bartley

November 8, 2018

Mildred and family, we are very sorry for your loss. But I'm sure Brother Paul has his strong voice back tonight and is praising God.

Lois Rasnic

November 8, 2018

Mildred and family just wanted to tell how much you are loved by the Rasnic and Fields family. We all loved Paul and will be praying for you. I know Paul is rejoicing in heaven. So sorry I'm not able to be there tonight. Love Jean

Keith and Dinah Carr

November 7, 2018

Mildred,

We were sorry to hear about the passing of Paul. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Keith and Dinah Carr

James Hensley

November 7, 2018

Paul will be missed by James and Betty Hensley , James and Paul were good friends . James has been in poor health he talks about how he misses his friend Paul's Sunday School lessons .. Today is James's birthday he is 90 years young .. He was very saddened to open the paper and learn of Paul's passing ... He asked me to send this condolence to the family .. Both James and Betty will miss him ...
The Hensley Family ...

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Biography

Paul, Johnson, 83, of Kingsport, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Paul was saved at an early age and was a faithful member of Mountain View Primitive Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school and served as a Deacon. When he moved to Kingsport in 1983, he joined Walnut Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, where he also taught Sunday school and served as a Deacon until his health prevented him from doing so. Paul was a loving and kind father who was helpful and always gave good advice. He loved Jesus with all his heart.

Paul retired from Mead Paper after 27 years of service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Welkie Ann and James H. Johnson and brothers James and Harmon Johnson.

Those left to cherish Paul’s memory include his wife of 59 years, Mildred Johnson; son, Ronnie Johnson and wife Gina; daughter, Teresa Wolf and husband Michael; sister, Dorothy Jean Beary and husband Bradford; grandchildren: Blake Johnson, Mishayla Hensley, Nathan Wolf and Nicholas Wolf; and great-grandson, Jonah Paul Hensley.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 8:00 PM with Elder Oscar Irvin, Elder Paul Strong, and Billy Jack Johnson officiating. Music provided by Nathan Wolf, The Smith Family, Mishayla Hensley, Blake Johnson, and Michael Wolf.

Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM at East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of the Good Shepherd. Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 3/265.

Pallbearers will be Blake Johnson, Nathan Wolf, Nicholas Wolf, Adam Hensley, Michael Wolf, and Scott Tipton.

Online condolences may be made to the Johnson family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Johnson family.