December 20, 2009

James 'J.J.' Johnson

HATTIESBURG - Services are 11:30 a.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg for James "J.J." Johnson, 71, of Hattiesburg, who died Dec. 18, 2009, at his home.

Burial is in Highland Cemetery.

Mr. Johnson retired after 15 years with the U.S. Post Office. He retired from the U.S. Navy and was a member of Enlisted Retirement Association. He was a member of Lincoln Road Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jocelyn "Jo" Johnson of Hattiesburg; a son, John "Tim" Fillingame of Petal; two sisters, Shirley Kirk of Durant, Iowa; and Judy Mason of Moline, Ill.; two brothers, Larry Cozine of Adelboro, Mass., and Gary Cozine of New York; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Iva Johnson.