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Glen C. Johnson

Glen C. Johnson of Crystal Springs, died Monday, May 30, 2011 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. 

Visitation will be 12pm-2pm Wednesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 2pm Wednesday at Stringer Family Chapel with interment in Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery.

Mr. Johnson graduated from Crystal Springs Consolidated High School Class of 1947.  He joined the Air Force on June 15, 1948 where he served his country for 6 years.  Mr. Johnson was a Staff Sergeant when he was honorably discharged in 1954.  He started his career with United Insurance Company of America on July 6, 1959.  He quickly moved his way up in the company becoming Assistant Manager in 1964 and Manager of the Sales office in Natchez, MS where he earned many awards and prestigious recognitions such as President’s Club which provided him the opportunity to take many enjoyable trips to places such as London, Hawaii, Acapulco and the Bahamas. 

Mr. Johnson was a member of the American Legion, Rockport Hunting Club and Country Woods Baptist Church.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and growing tomatoes so he could share them with many of his friends.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Johnson; sons, Mike Johnson and wife Karen of Talty, TX and Steve Johnson and wife Carol of Forney, TX; step-sons, Bill McGehee and Gary McGehee both of Brookhaven; step-daughters, Theresa Brown and husband David of Jackson and Pam Palmer and husband Rick of Village Mills TX; sister, Arva Lee Sharp of Crystal Springs; 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

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