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2012-11-15 / Obituaries


Lorenza F. “Uncle Lo” Johnson died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2012.

Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 15 at Johnson Shopping Center “Legacy” from 3 – 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 16 at New Greater First Baptist Church, located at 236 Nicole Avenue SE in Thomasville, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Curtis Treadwell as officiating minister, Rev. Carlton Hogue as pastor and Sis. Jimmie Rose Bryant presiding. Interment will follow in the New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church Cemetery on Choctaw Corner Road.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Legacy Scholarship Fund, in honor of Lorenza F. Johnson.

Active pallbearers are Cleveland Dickinson, Isaac Burroughs, James Nobles, W. J. “Smokey” Hawthorne, Cedric Allen, Jimmy Mosley and Keith Jones. Honorary pallbearers are James “Little Bud” Thompson, Johnny Buford, Matthew “D Baby” Jackson, Theodore Davis, Jimmy “Fig” Figgers and Benjamin O. Allen.

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