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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Monday May 28th, 2018

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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Monday May 28th, 2018
9:00am - 11:00am

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John Estis Johnson

GREENVILLE - John Estis Johnson, age 60, of Greenville, MS, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Delta Regional Medical Center. 

Visitation will be held Monday, May 28, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM with a Celebration of Life service immediately following at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Rev. Robert Haney will officiate the services.

John was born on January 5, 1958 to Edward and Willie (Estis) Johnson in Memphis, TN. He graduated from Quitman County High School and attended Delta State University. John married Dorothy Jean Leopard on March 4, 1983.  John worked on several farms for 40 years. He was a member of the Shaw Volunteer Fire Department. John loved to watch Westerns and War movies, hunting, fishing and playing bingo, but he loved his family even more. He was always there when anyone needed a helping hand. He loved to reminisce with friends and family. John was a great husband, father and grandfather

John was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Willie Louise Johnson; his son, Robert Lee Vanderford; his brothers, Donald Edward Johnson and William Robert Johnson; his step-father, Billy Ray Dykes.

John is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Dorothy Jean Leopard Johnson of Greenville, MS;  Son, Michael (Peggy) Johnson of Cleveland, MS;  Son, Mark Estis (Brandi) Johnson of Greenville, MS;  Daughter, Cynthia Marie (Terry) Lewis of Greenville, MS;  Granddaughter, Brandy Nicole (Chris McCleese) Johnson of Cleveland, MS;  Granddaughter, Jasmine Marie Lewis of Greenville, MS;  Grandson, Shawn Michael Johnson of Cleveland, MS;  Grandson, John Allen Lewis of Greenville, MS;  Grandson, Cameron Cole Lewis of Greenville, MS;  Granddaughter, Leah Johnson of Cleveland, MS;  Granddaughter, Carlee Elizabeth Johnson of Greenville, MS;  Grandson, Gage Estis Johnson of Greenville, MS;  Great-grandson, Oliver McNeer of Cleveland, MS;  Grandson, Cody McCleese of Cleveland, MS;  Granddaughter, Kate McNeer of Cleveland, MS.

Pallbearers will be Mark Johnson, Michael Johnson, Shawn Johnson, Chris McCleese, Terry Lewis and Jerry Irby. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Irby, Sr., Dennon Wood, Dustin Irby, John Lewis and Cameron Lewis.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.


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Guestbook

I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

Marty Jun 22 2018 12:00 AM

You will be greatly missed.

Glenn and Marie May 28 2018 12:00 AM

I was Mr. John Case manager. My heart is saddened and my prayers are with Mrs. Jean and the family. I will continue to lift you all up in prayer and I thank GOD for letting me get to know this precious family. I will truly miss Mr. John.
Love you Judy Lattimore

Judy Lattimore May 27 2018 12:00 AM

A Balance Easel Spray was ordered on May 25, 2018

Expression of Sympathy May 25 2018 12:00 AM

I knew John when he and his mom lived in West Marks MS. He was a fine young man who loved his family. He will be missed but not forgotten

Beth Smothers May 25 2018 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was sent on May 25, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Uncle Johnny. He was such a wonderful man. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Cheryl Sims

Expression of Sympathy May 25 2018 12:00 AM

A Traditional Funeral Basket was sent on May 25, 2018

RIP John you r gone but not gotten. Pam Marshall

Expression of Sympathy May 25 2018 12:00 AM

Rip John you were the best dad and father n law a daughters mom could have asked for. Thanks for all you did for my daughter. You were a very welcoming person and you got a beautiful set of wings. Till we meet again

Schilla Freitag May 25 2018 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was sent by Mike and Schilla Freitag on May 25, 2018

Expression of Sympathy May 25 2018 12:00 AM

May he rest in peace.

Chris Balducci May 25 2018 12:00 AM

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