The Obituary for Mr. Gregory Allen “Toothpick” Johnson


Funeral service for Gregory Johnson, 54, of Opelika, AL, will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Harris Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Reverend Clifford E. Jones will officiate.

Mr. Johnson, who passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at his home in Opelika, AL, was born September 12, 1964 in Lee County, Alabama.

Public viewing will be Friday, March 8, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

He leaves to cherish his memory: one son, Antwone Staples of Opelika, AL; devoted companion, Fannie Jackson of Opelika, AL; five sisters, May Sue (John) Hollins of Atlanta, GA, Betty Nunn, Judy Diane Thomas, Sharon Spencer and Shirley Dowdell all of Opelika, AL; five brothers, Bishop Larry (Lillie Pearl) Johnson of Camp Hill, AL, David Lee (Carrie) Johnson, Dennis Johnson (Iris Collier), Jerry (Alice) Johnson and Michael (Beverly) Johnson all of Opelika, AL; two sisters-in-law, Johnnie Kate Ingram of Opelika, AL and Annie Ruth Johnson of Cusseta, AL; two aunts, Dorothy Jean Johnson and Willie Ruth Johnson both of Opelika, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Harris Funeral Home of Opelika is directing.