Mervis Johnson, Jr.
June 23, 1946 - September 03, 2021
Mervis Johnson, Jr. was called home on Sunday, September 3, 2021 at Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge, LA.
He loved fishing, telling funny stories, helping others and being around his family. He is a “True Legend” loved by many.
Mervis was united in marriage with Almae Johnson where they had a son, Tommy (LaKisha) Johnson; 13 children; 15 grandchildren; one step daughter, Tina; Mervis was also united in marriage with Annie Lewis where they had 5 children, Raymond Johnson (3 children and 7 grandchildren), Walter Johnson (3 children, 5 grandchildren), Carolann Johnson, (1 child and 1 grandchild) Tina Johnson (5 children, and 10 grandchildren) Robert (Katrina) Johnson (3 children), and Jasmine Johnson. He also leaves to cherish his memories his siblings, Rosella Pittman, Joann Newberry, Barbara Peiker, Paul Johnson, Janice Simmons, Lenora Hollimon, Bernadine Johnson, Shelia Johnson, and Willie Johnson; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; also one special lady, Elain Crain.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mervis Johnson, Sr. and Geraldine Barnes Johnson; four grandsons, Tommy Johnson, Roger Bickham, Jr., Josh Brumfield, and Chase Johnson; two great grandsons, Machi Johnson and Raymond Johnson III; two brothers, Dwright Johnson and Tommy Johnson; one sister, Ozella Johnson Causey.
A drive through viewing will be on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 6:30 – 8:30PM at Crain and Sons Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 3:00PM with Rev. Christopher Matthews – Officiating. Interment – Second Mt. Bethel Cemetery.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home, Bogalusa are in charge of arrangements.