Obituary: Eli Leonard Johnson

November 5, 2019 – February 21, 2020

Eli Leonard Johnson, 3 months, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020, at his residence.

Born November 5, 2019, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Bryant Lyle and Betty Jane (Leighton) Johnson.

Survivors include his parents, Bryant Lyle and Betty Jane Johnson of Bedford; siblings, Lillian, Gunner, Macie, Keegan, Braxton, Kaylee, and his twin brother, Ethan; paternal grandparents, Tina Sherrard of Bedford and Phil Johnson of Bedford; maternal grandparents, Sheila Williams of Bloomington; great-grandparents, Phyllis Johnson of Bedford and Kay Fuller of Bloomington, Linda Sherrard of Bloomington; aunts, Erica (Brandon) Nikirk, Alexis Johnson, uncle, John Fuller; several cousins

His grandfather, Scott Leighton, and great grandfather, Robert Johnson, preceded him in death.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 25th, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating.  Burial will be in White River Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the church. 

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