Sequoyah Student 1940s
OKEMAH - Jimmie JOHNSON was born April 3, 1928, in Okemah. He died June 16, 1992, in Okemah. Wake services were held at Webb Schumacher Funeral Chapel June 18 with funeral services June 19 at Thlopthlocco United Metodist Church, where he was a member and elder. Officiating the funeral was Rev. Jacob Ray McGILBRAY. Interment was in the Thlopthlocco Cemetery.
He attended Sequoyah Boarding School in Tahlequah. He enlisted in 1946 and served in the U.S. Army as a military policeman in Europe. He also was a veteran of the Korean War and received the Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Stars. He was active in the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He married Minnie Sullivan in 1950. She survives. His other survivors include his four sons, Luther JOHNSON and Jonny JOHNSON, both of Okemah, and Daniel JOHNSON and Winslow JOHNSON, both of Glenpool; his two daughters, Lillie Ann HINKLE of Castle, and Connie LUNSFORD of Okmulgee; three sisters, Leona ZINK of Okemah, Lena HOPE and Betty FLEMING, both of Del City; and ten grandchildren.