The Rev. Robert Lee Johnson, 63, a native and a resident Franklin, died Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8:05 p.m. at The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana in Lafayette.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 24, at St. Joseph Baptist Church in St. Joseph from 10:00 a.m. until funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Rev. Robert leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Barbara G. Johnson of Franklin; a son, Shacoby L. Johnson of Eunice; a daughter, Sojlander K. Defils of New Iberia; four brothers, Lee Clark of Four Corners, Karo Johnson of Gray, La., Tyrone Haisley of Morgan City and Aaron Watson of Chauvin, La; five sisters, Mattie Londo of New Iberia, Geneva Diggs and Bobby Jean Robertson, both of Gray, Ora Mae Poindexter of Houma and Eileen Johnson of Gibson, La; two grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Rev. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.

Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/ Franklin/ Jeanerette/ Houma is in charge of arrangements. Visit to send condolences to the


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