Funeral services for Willie Clay Johnson, 67, of Gainesboro,
TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove
community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 P.M. - 9
P.M., and Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
He was born March 8, 1951, in Gainesboro, TN, to Marie
Haney Johnson and the late Willie C. "Biss" Johnson. He was
the produce manager at Kroger for 38 years, and was affiliated
with the Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Army as a
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 1
Step-Son: Jon Jon Robinson; his Maternal Grandparents: Troy
and Lina Haney; and his Paternal Grandparents: Amon and
Mary Daniel Johnson.
Survivors include his Life Partner and Friend: Debbie Maynard
of Cookeville, TN, and her son, Philip Dixon; 3 Daughters:
Angie Bilbrey and husband, Yancey, of Buffalo Valley, TN, Julie
Land and husband, Alex of Cookeville, TN, and Brittany
Johnson of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Step Son: Shane Robinson of
Baxter, TN; his Mother: Marie Haney Johnson of Gainesboro,
TN; 1 Brother: Mark Johnson of Gainesboro, TN; 8
Grandchildren: Ashley Bouton, Lora Bouton, Christopher
Bilbrey, Devin Bilbrey, Peyton Land, Kendall Land, Miranda
Bilbrey, and Jonathan Ford; and several Great Grandchildren.
Other relatives and friends also survive.
Bro. John Mabery will officiate at the services.
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