Earl Wayne Johnson


July 17, 1933 May 16, 2017Earl Wayne Johnson, 83, of Eldridge, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Earl was born July 11, 1933 in Fayette County. Earl was a man of character who loved his wife, Addle Beth, and the family they created.

Earl is survived by his wife of 64 years, Addie Hunt Johnson; children, Martha Key (Tim), David Johnson (Angie), Linda Hooton, and Vicki Vinson (Tracy); grandchildren, Daryl Key (Cindy), Beth Patrick, Tyler Vinson (Cathie), Steven Johnson, and Abby Vinson; great-grandchildren, Kole Key, John David Patrick, Kale Key, Wilson Patrick and Soren Vinson; and sister, Patricia Ingle (Ken); brother, Gary Johnson; and brother-in-law, Tommy Hunt (Joyce).

Earl was preceded in death by his parents, William David and Lula Johnson; brothers, Willie, John, Billy and Larry Johnson; and sister, Bobbie Nell Tidwell.

Visitation will be held today, May 18, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Nelson Funeral Home in Fayette, and Friday, May 19, 2017, from 1 until 2 p.m. at the New River Baptist Church in Eldridge.

The funeral service will Friday, May 19, 2017, at 6 p.m. at New River Baptist Church. Burial will follow at New River Baptist Church Cemetery.

Nelson Funeral Home, Fayette; 205-932-8961