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Barbara "Gummy" (Riley) Johnson

July 23, 1941 ~ September 6, 2017 (age 76)

The Piano Brothers
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Barbara "Gummy" Riley Johnson, 76, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, passed away peacefully at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

​Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church located at 2424 Grand Caillou Road. Burial will follow in Southdown Cemetery.

​She is survived by her sons, Lloyd Johnson, Jr., Troy Johnson and the Rev. Freddie Johnson; daughters, Loyce Johnson, Sheryl Williams and Barbara Johnson; seventeen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Freddie Riley and Gerald Riley (Patricia); sisters, Bonnie Riley, Halette Celestin (John), Annette Ruffin (Floyd) and Annabelle Howard; and a host of other relatives and friends.

​She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Johnson, Sr.; grandson, Edward Johnson; parents, Sylvester, Sr. and Julia Broglin Riley; sister, Rosalie Williams; brothers, Sylvester, Jr., Clarence, Raymond, Richard, Jimmy, and Tom Riley.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
September 16, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
2424 Grand Caillou Road
Houma, LA 70363

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 16, 2017

11:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
2424 Grand Caillou Road
Houma, LA 70363

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
September 16, 2017

Southdown Cemetery
125 Civic Center Blvd
Houma, LA 70360


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