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Russellville Family Funeral
Friday July 22nd, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church
Saturday July 23rd, 2022

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Nathaniel Johnson

Brother Nathaniel Johnson was born March 17, 1955 in Dumas, Arkansas . He departed this life on Friday, July 15, 2022. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Rayford Johnson; mother, Roberta Warren and 1 brother, Elijah Hopes. 

Nate accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of Free Gift Baptist Church. He was a graduate of the Dumas High School Class of 1973. Also in 1973 Nate joined the US Army and served 2 years. He briefly studied at UAM at Monticello. Throughout his life he worked at Bassett Wood Mills, Arkansas State Prison Systems, then retired from Firestone. 

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 29 years, Mary Johnson; 3 sons, Antonio Johnson of Dumas, AR, Kenyatta Johnson (Mayumi) of Houston, TX, Aldrick Johnson (Cynthia); 3 daughters, Tammy Davis of Fayetteville, AR, Lindsey Davis (Joey) of Russellville, AR, Sydney Bell (Nathan) of Conway, AR; 8 siblings, Ivory Turner of Dumas, AR, Robert Hopes of New Haven, CT, Callie Jones of Minneapolis, MN; Milton Jones of Dumas, AR, Julius Denem of Los Angles, CA, Grace Gibson of Dumas, AR, Arlee Walker of Pine Bluff, Ar, Charlotte Davis of Pine Bluff, AR, 9 grandkids; 2 great-grandkids.   

His visitation will be 5-7 Friday, July 22nd at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel. The Funeral service will be 2pm Saturday, July 23rd at New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church with burial following in Reed cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Pallbearers will be Richard Peevy Jr., Jimmy Gibson, Isaac Peevy, Keyshawn Johnson, Billy Davis and Tres Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lawrence Webb, Robert Williams, Spencer Allen and  Howard Glass. 

Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com .

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Our prayers and condolences 💐 goes out to the family and friends of our beloved classmate. May God strengthen and keep you is our prayer.

Margaret Sowers McMiller and Doris Parker Douglas Jul 24 2022 5:54 PM

My prayers and condolences for the family during your time of bereavement.

Nikki Russell Jul 23 2022 7:09 PM

Im so sorry for your loss.. God be with y'all. 🙏

Andrea Foster Jul 22 2022 1:34 PM

Continued thoughts and prayers for all.
Nakisha Taylor Holmes & the Dodds family (Dumas)

Nakisha Holmes Jul 22 2022 1:19 PM

I worked with Nate at Firestone. Nate was a great guy and will be missed. A lot of memories while working with Nate.

Jerry Massey Jul 21 2022 9:39 AM