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Deacon Alvin Bennett Johnson
Sunrise: July 4, 1957 – Sunset: August 26, 2017

When peace like a river, attendeth my way, when sorrows like seas billows roll, whatever my lot thou has thought me to say it is well, it is well, with my soul.

The Johnsons, Dennis, Barshalls and extended families regret to announce the passing of Alvin Bennett Johnson, a son, a husband, a father, a grandfather, and a brother. He leaves to mourn his loss, his loving mother, Laura Dennis Johnson (Tetea). Alvin has left to cherish his life memory, his devoted and loving wife, Ophelia Barshell - Johnson, his children, Vera Johnson Togba (Anthony), Alvina Johnson, Florence Johnson, Ernest Luo and Alvin Johnson Jr. along with several grandchildren. His mother in law, Mary Garley,  his  aunts Williette Dennis Adorkor (K. Jeffries), Catherine Dennis Nylander,  and Evangeline Morris Dennis . 
Also, mourning his loss are his siblings, Cyril C. Johnson (Rita), Laura Johnson Moore (J. Willy Moore), Thelma Johnson (Piggie) and Louise M. Johnson.  Other relatives include his sisters –in- law,  Oretha Garley and Loretta Barshall, several nieces and nephews, a host of other relatives and friends in Liberia and the United States.

Alvin was predeceased by his father, the late counselor Michael M. Johnson, his siblings T. Mac Johnson and Lovesta Johnson, his uncles,  Joseph A. Dennis, Francis A. Dennis, Norwood C. Dennis and Raulston Dennis.   

Our fun and loving Alvin will be missed by all he encountered. May his soul rest in perpetual and eternal peace. Amen

Ophelia Johnson –Wife – 214- 556-7161
Vera Togba – Daughter – 214-636-4142
Alvina Johnson-Daughter –214-995-4461
Cyril C. Johnson-Brother-972-815-8787
J. Willy Moore (brother –in-law) – 231-777-268243
Spencer G. Johnson-Nephew- 972-809-4118
Laura D. Johnson/Laura Moore (Mother/Sister) -214-455-9000
Maria Johnson Chibli – 817-938-1116

Wake Keeping:  September 15, 2017
6:00pm-9:00pm-Covenant Community Church
1648 Axe Dr.
Garland, TX. 75041

Funeral Service: September   16, 2017
Southside Assembly
1648 Axe Dr.
Garland, Tx. 75041

Interment : 12:45pm -1:45pm - Turrrentine Jackson Morrow Funeral Home
2525 S. Central  Expy.
Allen, Tx. 75013
Tel: 972-776-2476

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