SPRINGDALE - LadeIl Johnson was born November 2, 1950 to the late Dorothy Ashley Johnson Holmes and the late Robert Johnson in Grady, Arkansas. He departed his life May 21, 2014 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Arkansas. Ladell confessed hope in Christ at an early age under the leadership of the late Reverend Willie Shaw at New Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Grady.
Ladell attended the Grady School System and graduated from Kennedy High School in 1968.
Ladell leaves to cherish his memories: three daughters: Felisa Jones, of Moscow, AR; Shirl (Jerry) Lankford of Hattiesburg, MS. And Teresa (James) Gill of Pine Bluff, AR; three sons: Ladell Johnson Jr. of Little Rock, AR; Edward Johnson of Springdale, AR; and Antoine Johnson of Star City, AR; seventeen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 31 at Damascus Baptist Church, Grady, Reverend Robert Scott, officiating.