Billie Whitehead Johnson

December 2, 1927 - July 12, 2023

12/02/1927 - 07/12/2023

Past Services

Celebration of Life Graveside Service
Friday July 14, 2023
11:00 am
Oak City Cemetery
State Hwy 11
Oak City , NC 27857
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The Rev. Louis Cook and Rev. Keith Griffin will be officiating the service.

Billie Whitehead Johnson age 95 of Oak City, passed away at her residence on July 12, 2023 in Oak City.

She was born on December 2, 1927 to Roland and Pauline Whitehead in Hobgood, NC. She was a member of the Oak City Baptist Church. Mrs. Johnson was married to her husband William Joseph Johnson in June of 1948. She loved traveling and sharing her adventures with others. Mrs. Johnson loved cooking and enjoyed being a farmers wife.

She was preceded in death by mother, Pauline Beverly Whitehead, father, Roland Isaac Whitehead, husband, William Joseph Johnson, III, son, Larry Whitehead Johnson, sisters, Ernestine Robertson and Ruth Smith, and brother, Alton Whitehead.

Billie is survived by her two daughters, Vickie Whitfield and her husband J.C. of Oak City and Jackie Jones and husband Douglas of Scotland Neck, four grandsons, Jason Nichols and his wife Zoe of Kings Mountain, Joey Nichols and his wife Kathryn of Nashville, Brian Harrell of Apex and Michael Harrell and his wife Lynnsie of Macclesfield, three great-granddaughters, Lily Hodges, Olivia Nichols and Clara Nichols all of Nashville.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 14, 2023, 11:00 am at the Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Louis Cook and Rev. Keith Griffin officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Oak City Baptist Church, PO Box 39, Oak City, NC 27857 or online by clicking here or Nash Hospice and Palliative Care, 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Building 100, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Letchworth Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Johnson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Buddy & Barbara Bennett
8 months ago

To Vickie, James and Jackie and all grandchildren and great-Grandchildren. Mrs. Billie was such a sweet friend and a great cook. She loved her Oak City Baptist Church. We will be praying for the family during this most difficult time.

Beverly Bowen
9 months ago

I am so sorry for your loss but what a home going she had with family and friends God bless you all

Donna May
9 months ago

So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady.