Elvin Ray Johnson Sr.

 Funeral services for Elvin Ray Johnson Sr., 80, were held November 5, 2022 at Mason Chapel Baptist Church in Leakesville. He was born March 6, 1942 in Leakesville. He confessed to Christ at an early age and was a member of the Church of God and later in life became a member of Mason Chapel Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and being with his family. He died October 26, 2022. He is survived by his devoted and loving friend Charlotte Brown; daughters Beverly (Leonard Napier) Johnson of Leakesville and Sandra (Wayne Frank) Johnson of Pascagoula; two sons Elvin Johnson Jr. of Leakesville and Henry (Ketrina) Johnson of Deer Park, Ala.; devoted granddaughter Rosilyn Johnson; a host of great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; also devoted friends Bill B. Rounsaville and Stanley McLeod, and devoted cousin George Moore. He was preceded in death by his two sisters Margie Lee Johnson and Annie Rae Johnson; two brothers Houston Banks and James Melvin Johnson Sr.; two sons Oliver Ray Johnson and Terrance Moody; parents Essie and Ray Johnson; and devoted friend G.L. Dearman. Interment was held in New Providence Cemetery. Cowan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.