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1950 Charles 2020

Charles Edward "Tuddy" Johnson

July 6, 1950 — July 13, 2020

Charles Edward “Tuddy” Johnson, was born into this life on July 6, 1950 in Camden, Arkansas to the union of Isaiah and Bertha Gray Johnson Hamilton.

Charles was a 1968 graduate of Lincoln High School. On November 11, 1968, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps where he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon. He also completed training in Land Mine Warfare Demolition. On December 23, 1978 he married Barbara A. Edwards. He was a former employee of International Paper Company in Camden for over 30 years, retiring as a supervisor. Tuddy loved hunting, fishing, drinking his Budweiser and watching the Dallas Cowboys.

He passed on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaiah Johnson and Bertha Johnson-Hamilton; sisters, Geneva Johnson, Mattie Hanson and Lillie Pearl Ford and two brothers, Isiah Johnson and Stanley Nelson.  

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 42 years, Barbara A. Johnson of Camden, AR; his children, Charles E. Johnson, II., of Washington, DC., Sharlotte (Greg) Elliott of Camden, AR, Tiffany (Brandon) Williams of College Station, TX; sisters, Sandra (Sidney) McIntosh of South Haven, MS, Glenda Phinizee of St. Louis, MO and Myrtle Kilgore of Detroit, MI; sisters-in-law, Carolyn (Linny) Oakley of Camden, AR, Marilyn Guillory of Lake Charles, LA, Charlene (Michael) Hanson of Dallas, TX, Brenda Edwards and Marilyn Edwards of Detroit, MI and Sherry Edwards of Los Angeles, CA and brothers-in-law, Larry (Laddy) Edwards and Chares Edwards of Benton Harbor, MI; special niece, Donna Atkins of Camden, AR and a special nephew, L. C. Ford, Jr., of Homer, LA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Summerfield, Louisiana under the direction of Williams Funeral Home Van Buren.

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