Obituaries

Brian L. Johnson July 24, 1963 ~ November 3, 2013

Brian L. Johnson, 50, of Fayetteville passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Fayetteville.  He was born July 24, 1963 in Springdale the son of Donald and Mary Cloer Johnson.

He was employed as a Cook for the Catfish Hole in Fayetteville.

Brian was preceded in death by his father, Donald Johnson.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Jane Johnson of Fayetteville; 1~brother, Ronald Johnson and wife, Teri of Fayetteville; 2~sisters, Linda Hickman and Brenda Smith and husband, Michael all of Fayetteville.

Several nieces and nephews and host of friends and co-workers.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday at Beard’s Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville with Pastor Terry Gosnell officiating. Burial will be in Elm Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5~7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

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    Name » 04. Nov, 2013

    Mary my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray you find the support you need in the love around you. God bless.

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    Shelly Perez » 04. Nov, 2013

    Mary my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray you find the support you need in the love around you. God bless.

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    Name » 05. Nov, 2013

    Brian was one of a kind…one of those people you could always count on to be there and be the same no matter what. I first met him in 1988 at the Hushpuppy when I was 16. He taught me how to wash dishes, cook fish, and catch fish :) For the past year or so my son has worked along side him at the Catfish Hole and considers him a legend. So do I. Love you and miss you Brian.

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    The Pack Family » 05. Nov, 2013

    We were so sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless and keep you during this time.

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    Becky and Jason Selle and Family » 05. Nov, 2013

    Dear Family and Friends:
    I am praying for your comfort and strength to shine through at this time.
    May God lift you up and remind you that Brian is now beautifully perfected in Heaven.

    I worked with him for many years at the “Hole” and he was such a joy to be around and always made me chuckle. Those were some good times and the Catfish Hole family has lost quite an asset and will never be the same.

    Love,
    Becky Manning Selle and Family
    Fayetteville

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    Marcus and Caroline Johnson » 05. Nov, 2013

    Mary Jane our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. May God bless and comfort you in this time of sorrow. Marcus and Caroline Johnson

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    David Martinson » 06. Nov, 2013

    Linda, we were so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother, Brian. Our deepest sympathies, thoughts, and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. I believe that the greatest comfort we can have at such times is the knowledge and faith that our loved ones are in a better place free of the pains and limits of our earthly existence. May God bless and comfort you and yours. David

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    Rick Miller » 07. Nov, 2013

    I was sad when I learned of Brian’s passing. I hope the family finds
    comfort in this difficult time. He was a great guy and and will be
    missed.

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    Jere & Debbie Seifritz » 07. Nov, 2013

    We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

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    Bob and Jeni Wolgast » 07. Nov, 2013

    So sorry for your loss, Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God give you all peace and comfort. Love you all.

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    Kelly Johnson - Flack » 08. Nov, 2013

    Dear Aunt Mary Jane, Ronnie, Brenda and Linda, you are all in my, Dad’s and Erin’s prayers. Brian was always so sweet and kind to me. He was a lot of fun when we were kids. I used to love riding on the dirt bike with him at the old fish frys. He’d take me outside to the coke cooler and we’d walk around the yard and visit. We’d have so much fun lighting fire crackers and bottle rockets. I remember the time he came to L.A. and we went to the ocean. I will miss Brian… Know that you are constantly being prayed for and know that this pain will ease one day… Love you all! Cousin Kelly

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    Name » 27. Nov, 2013

    So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers. Cindy Hefner and family. (phelan)