Leroy Johnson


Leroy “Bird" Johnson, 88, widower of Julia Hammett Johnson, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Sumter.

Born Sept. 6, 1928, in Manning, he was a son of the late Chappell Johnson and Annie Louise Stukes Johnson.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 26, 2017, at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church in Manning, with the Rev. Terry Johnson, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in The Florence National Cemetery in Florence.

The family will receive friends beginning Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the home, 1670 DuRant Lane in Manning.

Services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


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