OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
105 W. Third, Crossett, AR
Gerald Wayne Johnson
Published: December 8, 2012
Gerald Wayne Johnson, age 72, of Crossett, Ark. passed away on December 6, 2012. He was born on March 11, 1940 in Crossett, Ark. to his parents, Rubel and LaDelle Sisson Johnson. Dr. Johnson graduated from Medical School in 1966 from UAMS. His post graduate work was at Baylor University Medical Center and the University of Texas. Dr. Johnson was a Captain and Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, having received two Bronze Stars and was recommended for a Purple Heart. He was a well-known Plastic Surgeon in Houston, Texas and an inventor of numerous surgical procedures and medical instruments.
Dr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Jeffrey Wayne Johnson. Survivors include his wife, Lana Johnson of Crossett, Ark.; one daughter, Jennifer Barnard (Shawn) of Hot Springs, Ark.; two step-daughters, Carrie Goff of Austin, Texas, Lori Davis of Crossett, Ark.; two sisters, Judy Izard (Ralph) of Benton, Ark., Nancy Davis (Gary) of Garland, Texas; nine grandchildren, Kristen, Kevin, Kameron, Ashley, J.J., Johnathon, Jeremy, Aimee, Curry; two great-grandchildren, Connor, Gage; numerous nieces, nephews and other family and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on December 8, 2012 at Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church with Bro. Lloyd Gibbs and Bro. Shawn Barnard. Arrangements made by Jones Funeral Home of Crossett, Ark. (www.jonesservice.com). Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 6465 South Yale Ave., Suite 312, Tulsa, Okla. 74136.