In Memory of




Obituary for Albert George Johnson

Albert George Johnson Sr., also known as "Sporty or Billee," entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at the age of 100. Albert was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 47 years, Myrtle DeSalle Johnson with whom he had 14 children. Albert Sr. was the devoted father of Sandra Johnson Thomas, Carol Johnson Gibson, Albert Johnson Jr., Eric Johnson Sr, Anita Johnson Howard, David Johnson, Kathleen Johnson Clayton, Kevin Johnson, Louis Johnson, Dr. Anthony Johnson, Germaine Johnson, Claire Johnson Simmons, and Alicia Johnson. Preceded in death by his parents Harry and Marie Love Johnson, daughter Marion Johnson Knight, siblings Lucien Johnson, Leo Johnson Sr., Marguerite Johnson, and Lucille Johnson, sons-in-law Roland Thomas and Jesse Gibson. Father-in-law of Marvin Knight, Sherma Johnson, Rene Howard Sr, Yvette Johnson and Lawrence Clayton Sr. He leaves to cherish his memories 34 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Albert Sr. was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a parishioner of Corpus Christi, renamed Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church, for 70 years. Albert Sr. retired from the United States Post Office after 41 years of service as a postal and rural letter carrier in New Orleans. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, June 7, 2019, at 1:30 PM at Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116. Visitation begins at 12:30 PM. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.