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Benedict J. Johnson

1923 - 2013

Benedict Johnson

Benedict J. Johnson of Payson passed away May 7, 2013. He was born March 10, 1923 in Cibecue, Ariz. He was a member of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph Johnson, Felix Johnson, Carlos Johnson and Samuel Johnson Jr.; sisters, Sophie Mason and Bernice Endfields; and grandson, Gregory Davis.
He is survived by sisters, Zazu Eskquerra and Jewel Tessay; daughters, Sophie Davis and Lilly Johnson; son, Ben Gillies; and many grandkids and great-grandkids.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 11 at the Tonto Apache Tribal Gym.