Damone Johnson Sr.

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 14, 2007

NATCHEZ — Services for Damone Rodell Johnson Sr., 40, of Hawthorne, Calif., who died Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, in Carson, Calif., will be at noon Saturday at Murray Temple Church of God in Christ with the Rev. Elijah Lewis Sr. officiating.

Burial will follow at Pine Hill Memorial Park under the direction of George F. West Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

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Mr. Johnson was born Aug. 11, 1967, in Natchez, the son of Jack and Jessie Johnson. He attended North Natchez High School and I.C.D.C. Computer College. He was employed as an electrician with Southern California Edison I.B.E.W. Local Electrical Union. He attended Love and Unity C.O.G.I.C. and most recent, Carson Christian Outreach Church in Carson, Calif.

Mr. Johnson enjoyed helping everyone he could, the elderly and young alike. He also enjoyed repairing computers, playing drums and barbecues.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; and brother, Vernon Lawrence Johnson.

Survivors include his parents; brothers, Chief Paul K. Johnson and Glenn N. Johnson, both of Natchez; sisters, Veronica Carter of Zachary, La., Jacqueline Johnson of Natchez and Gail E. Johnson McIntyre of Los Angeles; and his children, Dominique, Defforest and Damone Jr.

Pallbearers will be Glenn N. Johnson, Kenneth Johnson, Kevin Felton, Ray Jackson, Melvin Tillman, Bobby Rodgers and William A. McIntyre III.