PHILADELPHIA, PA - Funeral services for Willie "Billy" Johnson, 38, of Bouvier Street, will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. at Hayden Baptist Church, Aiken. Burial will follow at Ocean Grove Baptist Church. Reverend Joseph Braxton will officiate. Billy was born on June 5, 1967 in Aiken, S.C. He was the son of Marguerite Landy of Aiken and Willie "Louis" Johnson of Philadelphia. He departed this life on April 27, 2006. He joined the Ocean Grove Baptist Church at an early age. He was employed by Dickler Chemical Laboratory, Inc. He leaves to mourn his passing, his parents; two children, Shakita Toler and William Johnson, both of Philadelphia; three sisters, Sharon Corley, Harriet (Glenn) Glover and Carmen Landy; one brother, Kenith (Ferdinanda) Corley, all of Aiken; five nieces, one nephew, two great nephews and a host of aunts, uncles cousins. The family will receive friends at his mother's residence, 523 Pine St. (Nicholson Village) or viewing at Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home from Tuesday, May 2, 2006 until Wednesday, May 3, 2006. The remains will lie in state at Hayden Baptist Church Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
The Augusta Chronicle-May 1, 2006