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CLEVELAND, OK, abt. 30 April 1936
Obituary of AUTHOR CARR JOHNSON
Author Carr Johnson, 56, here in Cleveland, Okla., April 28, 1936, Funeral services be held in Cleveland Friday morning, 10:30 o'clock, at Christian church, and burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery, Cleveland.

Author Carr Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J, M. Johnson was born at Franklin, Ky., July 16, 1879. When six years old, the family moved to Augusta, Kan., where his early years were spent. He attended school there and graduated from the Augusta high school, with high scholastic attainments.

In 1906, he married Miss Grace Nevins of Augusta, Kan. To Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were born four children, Wilma, Arthur, Helen and James.

The family moved to Cleveland in 1921, at which Mr. Johnson assumed charge of the Bates Lumber Co., which he was managing at the time of his death.

Always a leader, Mr, Johnson was associated with civic affairs In Cleveland and served as a member of the city commission for a number of years, and was an active member of the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary club. He was also a member of the commandary branch of the Masonic lodge here at Cleveland, doing everything in his power to better its interests.

Mr. Johnson joined the Presbyterian church at Cleveland in the year 1930, and was an active member up to the time of his death.

The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Grace Johnson, two daughters, Wilma Johnson of Coronado, Calif., and Helen Johnson of Cleveland; two sons, Arthur, of Oklahoma City, and James, attending school at A. & M., Stillwater; his mother, Mrs. J. M. Johnson of Augusta, Kan one sister, Mrs. J. M. Alley, of Augusta, Kansas; three brothers, Cecil, of Frederick, Okla.; Guy of Cherokee, Okla.; and Earl of Chula Vista, Calif.

In his passing, another Cleveland pioneer has gone from our midst. Beloved by his family, his business associates, his neighbors and friends, his parting from this community has caused a loss that can never be replaced.
Transcribed and Contributed by Marland Boucher


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