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Leonard Lee Johnson, 88, of Paris

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Leonard Lee Johnson, 88, of Paris, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at his home.

Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Guille Seigler officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery north of Clarksville. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Johnson, the son of Joe E. Johnson & Ollie Hoover Johnson, was born Oct. 18, 1931, in Clarksville, Texas.

He worked a number of years at Uarco before beginning a career at Merico that spanned twenty-five years before his retirement. During his years of work he was active in real estate and maintained his broker’s license.

Leonard was a faithful member of Springlake Baptist Church and was very active in mission work across the United States.

He was preceded in death by his parents a son, Clay Johnson & his wife, Elizabeth, and a sister, Shirley Kelly & her husband, Vertis.

Survivors include his wife, Alma Jean Duren Johnson, whom he married May 5, 1950, building 70 years of family and memories, three sons, Tony Johnson & wife Vickie of Tyler, Tim Johnson of Paris and Joe Dale Johnson & wife Savkort of Mt. Pleasant, grandchildren; Joshua Johnson, Lindsey Walton & husband Casey, Zachary Johnson & wife Lauren, Duren Johnson & wife Brittnee, Jennifer Simmons, Monica Malone & husband Mark, Miley Slaughter, Joe Johnson, Ferral Thompson, Paige Lohr, Brianne Johnson, Hannah Johnson, and Olivia Johnson, thirty-eight great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Diane McGuire & husband Bill of Clarksville, and Ramona Duren of Clarksville along with several nieces & nephews including James Kelly of Dallas, and a host of friends.

Casket bearers will be; Fred Fangio, Bill Manning, Joshua Johnson, Duren Johnson, John Draper, and Johnny Martin. Honorary bearers will be: Leeman Vessels and George Pullins.

To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com

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