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Ersel Johnson

May 24, 1940 December 14, 2017
Ersel Johnson
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Obituary for Ersel Johnson

Ivory Ersel Johnson, 77 years of age of Big Rock, VA, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at his home. Born May 24, 1940 in Jewell Ridge, VA, he was the son of the late Toy and Marie Dye Johnson.

Ersel enjoyed working, was a retired coal miner and was of the Church of Christ faith. A loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Brenda Epling and brother Bill Johnson.

Survivors include his special friend and care giver Danielle Whited of Big Rock, VA; daughter Sherry Matney and husband Ricky of Big Rock, VA; son Martin Johnson of Big Rock, VA; sisters Nila Coleman, Haletta (Danny) Keaton both of Big Rock, VA, Janet Hankins of Bristol, TN, Dolly Mullins of Burlington, NC; brothers Harry (Tammy) Johnson, Eddie (Julie) Johnson and Lester Johnson all of Big Rock, VA, Harold Johnson of Grundy, VA, Burley (Joann) Johnson of Conaway, VA.

He is also survived by his grandchildren: Tiffany Matney, Derrick (Kelly) Matney, R. J. Johnson; great-grandchildren Darius Oden, Annabelle Fields, Kendrick Matney and Aliva Matney; and several nieces and nephews.



Funeral service for Ersel Johnson will be conducted at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Monday, December 18, 2017 at 12:00 noon with Minister Danny Fraley, Jr., officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park Mausoleum, Big Rock, VA.

Active pallbearers will be his family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Sunday, December 17, after 6:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Ersel Johnson have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

17

Dec

6:00 PM 12/17/2017 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

18

Dec

12:00 PM 12/18/2017 12:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mountain Valley Memorial Park Final Resting Place

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603

32355 Riverside Drive Big Rock 24603 VA
United States
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