WEEMS—Louis Henry Johnson of Weems died August 21, 2021.
He was born on May 23, 1937, to Riley James Johnson Sr. and Homer Jean Savoy Johnson in Baltimore, Md. After his mother’s death, he was raised by his father and stepmother Gladys H. Johnson. Louis Henry received his formal education starting in Baltimore and continuing in Northumberland County.
He began working at an early age in the seafood industry. His last place of employment was the Pride of Virginia Bait and Oyster Plant in White Stone.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Riley James Johnson Sr., Homer Jean Savoy Johnson and Gladys H. Johnson; brothers, James Franklin Johnson, Mervin Garnett Johnson, Riley James Johnson Jr. and Charles Columbus Johnson; and sisters, Grace Lewis, Louise E. Ellis, Lorraine Smith and Stella H. Reed.
He is survived by a sister, Elsie H. Williams of Fredericksburg.
A funeral was held August 28 at Sharon Baptist Church in Weems, followed by interment in the church cemetery.