Benjamin Franklin Johnson III

Published 12:58 pm Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 3 2023, at Blackmon C.M.E. Church in  Carson, for Mr. Benjamin Franklin Johnson, III, 79, who passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022 at Southwest Re-gional Medical Center in McComb.

Rev. Christopher Thompson officiated with interment following in Sweetwater Cemetery in Bassfield.

Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mr. Johnson was born to the late Benjamin and Katie Mae Johnson. He was a member of Blackmon Temple C.M.E. Church. Mr. Johnson was a retired educator, member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraterni-ty, NAACP, and Relay for Life Program. He enjoyed fishing, playing baseball, and bowling.

Benjamin is survived by his wife, Rose Johnson, Birmingham, Alabama; children, Sandra (James) Bennett, Madison; Toya Johnson, Fredericksburg, Virginia; Benjamin Franklin Johnson IV, Huntsville, Alabama; and stepson, David Dubbins Jr., Atlanta, Georgia; three sisters, Carol Burger, Jack-son, MS; Thelma Magee, Pascagoula; Shirley Roland, Jackson; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.