JohnsonJr.,J.Grier CONWAY / J. Grier Johnson Jr., 65, of Sasser Lane, died Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at his residence.Mr. Johnson was born in Conway, South Carolina, a son of the late Jesse Grier Johnson Sr. and Mary Valeria Anderson Johnson. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Conway. Mr. Johnson was a 1960 graduate from Conway High School, a 1964 graduate of the Citadel, where he was K Company Commander, and a member of the elite Summerall Guards. He was former president of Conway Chamber of Commerce, and president of Johnson Furniture Manufacturing Company.Surviving are one daughter, Tracy Johnson Graham and husband, Marty, of Conway; two sons, Jesse Grier Johnson III and wife, Yvonne, of Myrtle Beach and Norton Long Johnson and wife, Paula, of Conway; five grandchildren, Max Graham, Parker Graham, Jesse Johnson IV, Wyatt Johnson and Marley Johnson; and one sister, Elaine Strobel of Charlotte, N.C.A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2008 at Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Carl Hunsucker and the Rev. Ken Land officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the Thursday service, from 2 until 3 p.m., in the church parlor.www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com or at MyrtleBeachOnline.com.Memorials may be sent to Mercy Hospice and Palliative Care, P.O. Box 50640, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579.Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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