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Warren Jeffery Johnson, Jr.

March 25, 1961 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 60)

Obituary

Warren Jeffery Johnson, Jr.

Akin, Illinois
Warren Jeffery Johnson, Jr., age 60, of Akin, passed away at 10:06 a.m. Friday, September 24, 2021, at his home with his loving wife and family by his side.

Visitation services will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton. Per Jeffery’s request, after visitation services, he will be cremated, with burial to take place at a future date in the Brady Cemetery East of Akin.

Mr. Johnson was born on March 25, 1961, in Chicago, IL; the son of Warren Jeffery Johnson, Sr. and Carol Yvonne (Blanton) Johnson.  He married the former Darla Yvonne Briley on July 10, 1990, and she survives.

He worked for Ricky Nix Tire and was a painter.

Jeffery enjoyed fishing, camping, swimming, spending time with his family, and especially enjoyed being with his grandkids.

Surviving is his loving wife of 31 years, Darla Johnson of Akin; four children: Michelle Johnson of Carpentersville, IL, Christina Johnson of Zeigler, IL, Linnea White and husband Joey of West Frankfort, IL, Jeffery Watkins of Thompsonville, IL; thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Karen Johnson of North Carolina, Patricia McDaniel and husband Joey of Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Warren Jeffery Johnson, Sr.; his mother Carol Yvonne (Blanton) Brewer; step-father: George Brewer; a brother Donnie Johnson.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Warren, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com

Due to the mandate issued on August 26, 2021, by Gov. J.B Pritzker masks must be worn at all times while inside the funeral home.

Warren Jeffery Johnson, Jr., age 60, of Akin, passed away at 10:06 a.m. Friday, September 24, 2021, at his home with his loving wife and family by his side.

Visitation services will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton. Per Warren’s request, after visitation services, he will be cremated, with burial to take place at a future date in the Brady Cemetery East of Akin.

Mr. Johnson was born on March 25, 1961, in Chicago, IL; the son of Warren Jeffery Johnson, Sr. and Carol Yvonne (Blanton) Johnson.  He married the former Darla Yvonne Briley on July 10, 1990, and she survives.

He worked for Ricky Nix Tire and was a painter.

Jeffery enjoyed fishing, camping, swimming, spending time with his family, and especially enjoyed being with his grandkids.

Surviving is his loving wife of 31 years, Darla Johnson of Akin; four children: Michelle Johnson of Carpentersville, IL, Christina Johnson of Zeigler, IL, Linnea White and husband Joey of West Frankfort, IL, Jeffery Watkins of Thompsonville, IL; thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Karen Johnson of North Carolina, Patricia McDaniel and husband Joey of Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Warren Jeffery Johnson, Sr.; his mother Carol Yvonne (Blanton) Brewer; step-father: George Brewer; a brother Donnie Johnson.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Jeffery, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 30, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

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