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Obituary, 26 AUG 1946: "'DEATH OF F. K. JOHNSON, 4-TIME MAYOR: Former Logansport City Official Dies After A Brief Illness'
Frank Keno [sic.] Johnson, 77, retired grocer and former mayor of Logansport, died at 4am.m. Sunday at a local hospital after a short illness. Funeral services will be held at Logansport Methodist church at 3:30 p.m. today with the Rev. W. O. Lynch of the Park Avenue Methodist church of Shreveport officiating.
Johnson was elected mayor of Logansport for four consecutive terms, serving from 1926 to 1940. He had been in the grocery business there for nearly 40 years when he retired last year.
Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Willie Belle Johnson, a son E. G. Johnson, Shreveport; two daughters, Mrs. A. D. McGlathery of Logansport and Mrs. R. A. Latham of Mansfield; two brothers, B. N. Johnson of Logansport and Mike Johnson of Cross Plains, Texas; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Porthress of Shreveport; two step-sons, Wilson M. Price of Texarkana, Texas and J. R. Price of Logansport, and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Lynch will be assisted in the funeral service by the Rev. W. R. Wendt, Logansport Methodist pastor; the Rev. Leon Ivy, Logansport Baptist pastor, and the Rev. Byron H. Dodd, Baptist pastor of Beaumont, Texas.
Pallbearers will be A. N. Jones, Bill Gulley, R. H. Germany, J. E. Cooper, H. M. O'Donnell and A. M. Riley. Honorary pallbearers will be W. H. Price, W. W. Fletcher, M. G. Carroll, Thomas Russell, H. G. Russell, J. R. Cromwell, C. Beasley and Leo Bell. Serving as ushers will be J. W. Caraway, O. E. Price and J. D. Stubblefield.
Buried will be in the Mount Olivet cemetery funeral home in charge." --"The Times," Shreveport, Louisiana; 26 Aug 1946, Mon, Page 8.
Frank Keo Johnson
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Book:The Times; "Death Takes F. K. Johnson, 4-Time Mayor"; newspapers.com; originally published Shreveport, LA: the newspaper, 26 Aug 1946, Mon, 26 Aug 1946, Mon, p. 8; Website