Billy Wayne Johnson was born May 18, 1956 in Antlers to William Henry and Gertie Mae (Sanders) Johnson. He passed from this life August 26, 2012 in Antlers at the age of 56. Billy married Deborah Tankersley on September 5th, 1988 in Antlers. Billy enjoyed hunting & fishing, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. Billy was preceded in death by his parents: William Henry & Gertie Mae Johnson; sister: Sharlene Henley; brothers: Frank Johnson, Paul Wayne Johnson, Bobby Ray Johnson; and a nephew: Lee Edward Johnson. He is survived by his wife: Debbie Johnson of Antlers; sons: Gary Wayne Johnson of Ardmore, Donald Hise & wife Sherri of Oklahoma City, Adam Johnson of Germany, and Ben Baxter & wife Tanya of Antlers; daughter: Tanya Elaine Cross of Ardmore; brothers: William Johnson, Jr. & wife Joyce of Tulsa, Billy Dean Johnson & wife Diana of Hennipen, Jimmy Dale Johnson & wife Wilma of Midwest City, Freddy Gene Johnson & wife Annie of California; grandchildren: Braden Cross, Kimber Alsobrook, Brenson Cross, Remington Baxter, Spencer Cody, Austin Hise, Lilly Hise, Garrison Johnson, & Riley Johnson; as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Glory Hill Assembly of God with Larry Womack officiating. Music will include: "Daddy's Girl" and "Old Logger's Prayer." Pallbearers include: Howard Johnson, Philip Johnson, Jean Moore, Travis Kellett, Rodney Taylor and Joseph Akard. Honorary pallbearers include: Glenn Shown, Billy Kellett and Rod Mitchell. Interment will follow at Nolia Cemetery in Nolia, Oklahoma. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com .
Funeral services conducted by Mills & Coffey Funeral Home of Antlers.