Typed and Contributed Jan Barnes
September 25, 1982
Garnett (Knute) Johnson, 69 years, Saturday, September 25, 1982 at Veterans Hospital. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Sandra Keen, Portland, Mrs. Toni Turney, Franklin, Ky., Mrs. Ann Starnes, Bowling Green, Ky.; three sons, Steve, Dale and Johnny Johnson, all of Franklin, Ky. ten grandchildren, mother Mrs. Lela Johnson, Portland; one sister, Mrs. Winnie Lane, Louisville, Ky., two brothers, Guilford Johnson and J. D. Johnson both of Portland. Remains are at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home where services will be conducted Monday, 10 a. m. September 27, 1982 with Rev. Richard Patton officiating. Pallbearers are Charles (Tony) Deasy, Allen Searcy, Lewis Link, James Webb, H. A. Buntin, and Joe Byrum. Interment Maple Hill Cemetery.
Note from submitter: Garnett Odell Johnson was born February 27, 1913. His grandfather, George Belcher nicknamed him Knute at an early age. Photo of Garnett.