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Eli Leonard JohnsonPassing: February 21, 2020


St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, February 25th @ 10:00 a.m.


St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Tuesday, February 25th @ 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church


White River Baptist Cemetery

Tuesday, February 25th

BEDFORD – Eli Leonard Johnson, 3 months, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020, at his residence.

Born November 5, 2019, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Bryant Lyle and Betty Jane (Leighton) Johnson.

Bryant Lyle and Betty Jane Johnson of Bedford
Lillian, Gunner, Macie, Keegan, Braxton, Kaylee, and his twin brother, Ethan
paternal grandparents,
Tina Sherrard of Bedford
Phil Johnson of Bedford
maternal grandmother,
Sheila Williams of Bloomington
great grandparents,
Phyllis Johnson of Bedford
Kay Fuller of Bloomington
Linda Sherrard of Bloomington
Erica (Brandon) Nikirk
Alexis Johnson
John Fuller
several cousins

His grandfather, Scott Leighton, and great grandfather, Robert Johnson, preceded him in death.

 A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 25, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating.  Burial will be in White River Baptist Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the church. 

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13 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Kimberly Gray | http://Bloomfield Indiana
    Date: February 26, 2020
    My church and I lift you and your family in prayers! I’m so sorry for your loss of such a precious baby boy!
  2. Guest: Sherrlyn Fletcher | http://Bedford, In.
    Date: February 25, 2020
    Thoughts and prayers for your family!
  3. Guest: Renee Fish | http://Bedford Indiana
    Date: February 25, 2020
    I'm so sorry for your loss.
  4. Guest: Miss Maria | http://Bedford, Indiana 47421
    Date: February 25, 2020
    I am going to miss you sweetie. You will always hold a special place in my heart. I love you ❤ Hugs and prayers to your precious family. Xoxo
  5. Guest: Monique | http://Bloomington, IN
    Date: February 24, 2020
    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Losing a loved one so young is very difficult. He is a bright and shining Star who will never be forgotten. Sending love to all of you.
  6. Guest: KMH | http://Bedford, IN
    Date: February 24, 2020
    My heart hurts for you & your family. Sending much love & strength as your way.
  7. Guest: Sherry and Brian Jones | http://Williams
    Date: February 24, 2020
    So sorry for the loss of this precious little man... No words can say the things you want to hear, but know that God has you all enveloped in His love and He is comforting you all only as He can... Love you guys!!
  8. Guest: Audrey (Norris) Ingle | http://Bloomfield, IN
    Date: February 24, 2020
    I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.
  9. Guest: Nicole and brad | http://Bedford
    Date: February 23, 2020
    We're so sorry this little one was called home way to soon. We love you guys and sorry for y'alls loss. Rip baby Eli
  10. Guest: Sherry Brooking | http://Bedford
    Date: February 23, 2020
    Phil I am so sorry to hear about your loss.The little angel will be in the loving arms of God.
  11. Guest: Dana Preator | http://Branson, Mo
    Date: February 23, 2020
    Sweet little Prince called home too soon. Rest peacefully in the arms of Jesus.
  12. Guest: Brian jones | http://Williams Indiana
    Date: February 23, 2020
    So sorry for your loss praying for your family
  13. Guest: Vicki Jackson | http://Bloomington, in
    Date: February 23, 2020
    an angel on earth has been called home