Harold Allen Johnson

Published 10:27 am Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Outreach Fellowship Revival Center for Mr. Harold Allen Johnson, 62, who died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Tulane Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Rev. Jessie J. Holloway, pastor, officiated with burial following on Monday, April 3, 2017, in the Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Harold A. Johnson was born to the late Henry and Hazel Durr Johnson in Prentiss.  He attended Prentiss High School and later graduated from Job Corps in 1970.  He joined the United States Navy where he served for two years. He worked for many years as an offshoreman in the Gulf of Mexico and later started his own business as a house painter and handyman.  He was married to Maxine Washington and to this union, three children were born; he later married Mable Deweese Sexton and one child was born to this union.

He is survived by: five children, Laquita Johnson of Detroit, Michigan, Elisa Johnson of Warren, Michigan, Harold (Debra) Johnson, Jr. of Jackson, Michigan, Ebonisha Sexton of Jackson; and Antonio (Heather) McGee of Hattiesburg; 17 grandchildren; eight brothers, Larry (Linda), Walter, Richard (Rose), Gregory, Terry all of Prentiss; Charles (Denise) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Rufus (Teresa) of Daytona Beach, Florida and Henry, Jr. of Gulfport; six sisters, Marsha McInnis, Veronica Moses and Daisy (Calvin) Newsome all of Prentiss; Brenda (Gary) Hawthorne of Biloxi; Betty (Vic) Sexton of Jackson, and Sharon Johnson of Bowie, Maryland; special cousin, Wilbert L. Oatis and special friend, Hollis Hooker both of Prentiss; nine aunts; two uncles; many other relatives and friends.

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