Berry Highland South

9010 Simpson RD, Knoxville, TN


Mr. Gilbert Wayne Johnson

January 9, 1936January 24, 2020

G. Wayne "Butch" Johnson, age 84 of Seymour, went home to be Lord on January 24, 2020 following a brief illness. Wayne was a longtime member of Shiloh Baptist Church, where he served as usher for many years. He enjoyed life, but loved sports and his grandchildren most of all. Wayne was preceded in death by his beloved wife of over 50 years, Grace Johnson and grandson, Neal Berrier. He is survived and will be deeply missed by his daughter, Della Edwards and husband Richard; grandchildren, Nathan Berrier, Dylan Edwards, A.J. Edwards, and honorary grandchild, Randy Boling; sister, Linda White and husband Donnie; special sister-in-law Irene Boling; niece, Lisa Boling; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Ms. Barbara; and other extended family and friends. The family will Receive Friends on Tuesday, January 28th at Berry Highland South, 9010 E Simpson Road, from 4:00-6:00pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 29th at 2:00pm, with Pastor Glenn Metts officiating. The Interment will follow.


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 28, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 29, 2020
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, January 29, 2020


Mr. Gilbert Wayne Johnson

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Mitzi Brown

January 26, 2020

I loved Wayne very much. He was always kind to everyone. He loved Seymour Eagle football and UT football. My family will miss him terribly. My thought and prayers are with Della, Rich, Dylan, AJ, Randy, Linda, Donnie and the rest of the family. I love you all.