November 10, 1945 – March 30, 2022
Travis Lee Johnson of Paragould, Ark., passed away March 30, 2022. He was 76.
He was born in Warren, Ark. on November 10, 1945 to W.B. and Verna Louise (Perry) Johnson.
Travis enjoyed many things in life, such as bowling, traveling, his beloved Arkansas Razorbacks and the St. Louis Cardinals. Travis wrestled and ran track and field through high school and later graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree. He went on to work for the Division of Services for the Blind in Arkansas as a rehabilitation counselor. His greatest achievement was marrying his high school sweetheart on February 19, 1969, and spending time with his babies. Travis was a long-time member of ACB from the time it was first organized in Arkansas in the 1970s.
Travis accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior on March 14, 1974, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.
Travis is preceded in death by his parents, W.B. and Verna Louise (Perry) Johnson, as well as one sister, Mary Spears (Fred). He is survived by his wife, Mary Margaret (Hayden) Johnson; his two adopted, successful children: daughter Holly Celeste Johnson of Las Cruces, N.M., and son Sterling Hayden Johnson (Paula), as well as five grandchildren: Shealynn, Cierra, Hayden, Emma and Madison Johnson, and David Dodson; four nieces and two nephews. He is also survived by one sister, Dorothy Johnson of Little Rock, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make memorial donations to The Parkinson’s Foundation at https://www.parkinson.org. To share your fond memories and expressions of sympathy, visit www.pinecrestfh.com.