James A. "Jimmy" Johnson

September 19, 2020



Mr. James Allen “Jimmy” Johnson of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020, at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 51 years, 3 months and 9 days. He was born in New Albany, Indiana on Tuesday, June 10, 1969, the son of J.B. and Helen Cramer Johnson. He was a Christian and a member of The Dutch Creek Church of The Lord Jesus Christ and a saw mill worker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jim and Bertha Johnson Strunk, his maternal grandparents, Stewart and Margaret Cramer, his sister, Margaret Wright and his sister-in-law, Cathy Johnson.

He is survived by his siblings, James R. Johnson of Madisonville, Kentucky, Stephen (& Jean) Johnson of Columbia, Kentucky, Jennie (& Alan) Daniel of Marble Falls, Texas, Charlotte Johnson of Burkesville, Kentucky, Kenneth (& Tammy) Johnson of Albany, Kentucky, Keith (& Annie) Johnson of Burkesville, Kentucky, his brother-in-law, Wendell Wright of Edmonton, Kentucky and a host of other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service was conducted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 with Bro. Ronnie Pitcock officiating. Special singing by Eric Reed. Burial was in the Johnson Family Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Casket Bearers were Tyler Johnson, Christopher Johnson, Hodge Barnhill, John Stearns, Thomas J. Brown, Russ Argenbright, Joseph Humphrey and Dustin Humphrey. Honorary casket bearer was Derrick Dyer.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the James Allen “Jimmy” Johnson Memorial Fund to help with his funeral expenses, contributions may be left at Norris-New Funeral Home or mailed to Norris-New Funeral Home, P.O. Box 335, Burkesville, Kentucky 42717).

Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at

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Funeral Service
September 23, 2020

1:00 PM
Norris & New Funeral Home
601 N Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717

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