Funeral services for James Alvers Johnson, 66, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2008, in Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in DeRidder with Rev. Arlen Smith officiating.

Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cravens under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder.

Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, July 29, 2008 from 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home and will resume Wednesday, July 30, 2008, from 9 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Mr. Johnson died Saturday, July 26, 2008, in Bandera, Texas.

He was a native of Cravens and a graduate of Pitkin High School. He lived most of his adult life in Houston and Warren, Texas. He was a true sportsman who loved fishing and hunting. He was also a member of the Houston Bass Club and Big Thicket Bass Club.

He is survived by his son, Michael (Dusty) Jeter and wife Susan Leigh of Bandera, Texas; daughters, Etta Latane Johnson and husband Steve of Dothan, Ala., and Marilyn Diane Krolczyk of Prince Frederick, Md.; brother, John P. Johnson and wife Phyllis of DeRidder; sisters, Betty J. Cunningham and husband Rickey of DeRidder, Magdalene Afeman and husband Larry Jerral of Hineston, and Kolean (Kokie) Gill and husband Ronnie of DeRidder; mother, Ezell White Johnson of DeRidder; and five grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hospice Care or a charity of your choice.