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Jeremiah Wesley Johnson

May 5, 1987 — December 5, 2020

Calhoun City, Mississippi

Jeremiah Wesley Johnson, age 33, resident of Calhoun City, Mississippi and husband of Emily Hope Johnson, departed this life Saturday morning, December 5, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.

Jeremiah was born May 5, 1987 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Jacqueline McCord Johnson and the late Jerry Douglas Johnson. He was employed as a carpenter for much of his life and loved building things with his hands. He had many great memories from trips to the zoo with his wife and daughter, Sadie Lou. Jeremiah was a Dallas Cowboys football fan who loved hunting, fishing and riding four-wheelers and motorcycles. He was a very kind-hearted and generous person who enjoyed family get togethers and cooking on the grill.

Jeremiah is survived by his wife and daughter, Emily Hope Johnson and Sadie Lou Johnson of Calhoun City, MS; his daughter and son, Ruby Dacus and Kayden Kammers; three sisters, Lisa Anderson, Meleney Davenport (Shawn) and Justa Johnson; and his brother, Jerry Johnson, Jr. (Mary).

Graveside Services for Mr. Johnson were held at 1 P.M. Friday, December 18, 2020 at Eads Cemetery in Eads, Tennessee. The officiating minister was Bro. Jim Brown, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Senatobia, Mississippi.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Brandon Johnson, Shawn Davenport, Jason McCord, Rodell McCord, PJ Dover, Jerry Johnson, Jr., Anthony Swift and Shaun Bronge. Honorary pallbearers were Tristan Johnson and Jerry Johnson, III.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Love Worth Finding Ministry, P.O. Box 38300, Memphis, TN 38183.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jeremiah Wesley Johnson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, December 18, 2020

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Graveside Service

Friday, December 18, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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