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Robert "Bobby" Lynn Johnson

July 23, 1938 ~ March 26, 2018 (age 79)


Robert Lynn “Bobby” Johnson, age 79 of Cornersville, died Monday, March 26, 2018 in Tristar Southern Hill Medical Center.

Bobby was a native of Petersburg, Tennessee born July 23, 1938 son of John Willie and Daisy Pearl Smith Johnson.   He was a member of the graduating class of 1956 at Petersburg High School.   He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam era. He had a great passion for basketball and was well known in Marshall and surrounding counties for his fairness as a referee in TSSAA basketball for twenty years. He served the city of Cornersville as an alderman and mayor in the early nineties.  Bobby retired as a supervisor with International Comfort Products in 1994.  He was a member of Cornersville First Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by his parents; he is survived by his wife of fifty years, Mary Jane Drake Johnson of Cornersville,  two sons, Robert "Bob" (Gina) Johnson, Jr. of Cornersville, Bryan (Aleshia)  Johnson of Caney Springs,  four granddaughters,  Allison ( Michael) Veron, Chelsea Johnson, Brianna (Trent) Davis, and Carson Johnson,  and two great granddaughters, Leah Davis and Lennon Veron.

Funeral services will be conducted by Arthor Payne Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Cornersville Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

The family will be at Cornersville Funeral Home Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for visitation and Thursday until the funeral hour.

Cornersville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




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