Brother Pearlie Johnson was 73, and departed this life Wednesday September 15, 2021 in Florence County. He was the husband of Louise Wellington Johnson.
Graveside services are scheduled to be held at the Greater Singletary AME Church Cemetery, Wahee Community on Wednesday September 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm. Services will be live-streamed on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page.
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Pearlie Levon Johnson was born on August 11,1948 to James Paul Johnson and Delia Hughes in Horry County, South Carolina. On September 15, 2021, he departed his earthly life at McCleod Regional Medical Center after an illness.
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Pearlie was a retired truck driver who served his community for over 45 years. His truck driving handle was (BirdHead). Pearlie loved Greater Singletary Male Chorus, The Spiritualette Choir, Outreach Ministry, The Stewart Board, Clean-Up Committee and whatever he was able to do to help do he did it. He had an immense love for other peoples children that kept him happy. He also loved hunting and fishing, talking on the phone with his sister Janice and his brother in-law Alston. Thank you Sir for thirty-six years of love for the Millenium and Generation X children that you helped whenever and how ever you could. Getting up in the middle of the night and early morning or whatever or whenever you were there.
On February 24, 1995, Pearlie was joined in holy wedlock to Louise Wellington Johnson of Marion, South Carolina. They were together for 36 loving years together.
Pearlie was preceded in death by his Mother Delia Hughes and his Father James Paul Johnson. As well as two sisters Ethel Davis and Ola Mae Dixon.
Those to left to cherish fond memories of Pearlie include his wife Louise Wellington Johnson Marion, South Carolina. Children, Susan Fling of Marion South Carolina, William Crawford of Marion South Carolina, Queen Wimberly of Abingdon, MD, Tavaris (Tasha) Wheeler of Marion South Carolina. Danna Fryer of Kinsey Alabama. He helped to raise Daquan Davis and Kevin Leggette also as his children for 21 years although they were his grandchildren. Siblings, Barbara Taylor, Robert (Kimberly) Johnson of Florence South Carolina, Minnie Davis of Greencore Springs Florida, Janice (Hal) Alston of Gresham South Carolina, Ronnie ( Belinda) McQueen of Conway South Carolina, Michael (Annette) McQueen of Marion South Carolina , and James ( Roxanne ) Johnson of Charleston South Carolina. 26 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and host of nieces and nephews. A Good Friend Mr. Nelson Davis.
God wanted you now to just sit, fish, and talk all day until time for me to come home. You always said it would work out. Janice, Vee, Minnie, Susan, William and his Own personal Queen( my baby as he would always say) continue to love each other. Continue the legacy, remember him for who he was and know the love he had for everybody. He would always tell me I got Angels, Come Holy Spirit, He would sing himself happy. Rest Now Johnson. I love you, I am not sure what happen I left home one day you were here and returned to find you gone. Servant of God well done. Hard working hands were tired, a servants prayer was answered. We didn’t have much but we had enough. To Travis and Danna and the rest of you all, please know that I love you all. Continue to Serve God and remember what I tried to teach you that Gods Love never changes. Didn’t have much but we had enough. ( From his wife Louise Wellington)
The family of Brother Pearlie Johnson in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Johnson family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.
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