Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Bernie Johnson

Funeral services for Bernie Dale Johnson, 83, of Whitesburg, were held December 11 in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

Born in Pikeville to the late McKinley and Icy Sowards Johnson, he died December 8 at Tri City Nursing Home in Cumberland.

He was a brother of the late John Johnson and Kenneth Johnson, and an uncle of the late Ronnie Johnson and Greg Johnson.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Sybilla Combs Johnson; two daughters, Sherry Whitaker and husband Jr., and Stephanie Addington and husband Greg, all of Whitesburg; a son, Dan Johnson and wife Toni of New Lexington, Oh.; two brothers, Jimmy Johnson and George Johnson, both of New Lexington, Oh.; a sister, Betty Banks of McRoberts; five grandchildren, Justin, Jason, Nikki, Candice and Larissa; and six greatgrandchildren.

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