Lunder Earl Johnson
March 8, 1951 - August 30, 2022
Lunder Earl Johnson was born on March 8, 1951, to the late Claray Bridges Johnson and the late Jennie Johnson. God called home his faithful servant on August 30, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones.
He was a graduate of Louisiana State School for the Blind. Lunder started singing, playing the piano and organ at an early age. He began using his gifts at Center Baptist Missionary Church under the leadership of the late L. W. Bolton Sr. where he was also baptized. He learned how to play by ear.
Lunder loved singing with his brother, Melvin, and his sister, Bonnie. The three of them together along with his niece, Melanie Clark, formed the group C&J Singers.
He leaves to cherish his memory; Three sisters: Bonnie (Bobby) Clark of Chicago, Illinois, Cathernell Johnson-Westbrook and Annie Johnson Moses both of Bogalusa, Louisiana. One brother, Melvin Johnson of New Orleans, Louisiana and one Brother-in-law, Philip Jefferson of Bogalusa, Louisiana. Several cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in transition by his parents, his grandmother Olivia Bridges. Three sisters: Evelyn, Gwendolyn and Betty. Three brothers: Willie, Isaac and Ernest. Three nieces: Marie, Stephanie, and Cynthia. Four nephews: Tony, Ben Jr., Otha, and Anthony and one brother-in-law Billy Clark and one sister-in-law, Helen Peters.
Drive through viewing will be Friday, September 9, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Crain and Sons Funeral Home.
Viewing will be Saturday, September 10 from 12 noon – 2 pm, at Bogalusa High School Auditorium, followed by funeral service at 2:00 pm, with Rev. Byron Muse - officiating. Interment will be at the Mose Cemetery.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Bogalusa in charge of arrangements.