Mr. Louis Johnson Lain age 96 of the Beckwith Community in Mt. Juliet passed away June 24, 2018. Born in Wilson County, February 21, 1922, he was the son of the late Sam and Vera Johnson Lain. He was a life-long carpenter and builder. He was a faithful member of Beckwith Missionary Baptist Church since 1955 where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-nine years, Geneva Vance Lain; two brothers: Robert and Harry Lain; sister, May Stewart.
He is survived by two daughters: Lois Jean (Eddie) Tomlinson, Linda Lain (Dr. Wayne) Johnson; four grandchildren: Eld. Danny (Shelia) Tomlinson, Tammie (Ray) Griffin, Ashlie Johnson Gallaher, Dr. Rick (Melissa) Johnson; ten great-grandchildren: Heather (Chris) Brakefield, Maritime Enforcement Special First Class Chad (Kristin) Childers, Lain Tomlinson, Lacey (James III) Tiencken, Grace, AnnaBelle, and Lofton Gallaher, Jordyn, Isaiah, and Evie Johnson; five great-great-grandchildren: Delaney Waugh, Cayden, Kaley, and Kylie Childers and Hunter Brakefield.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at 11 a.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Eld. Danny Tomlinson, Bro. Lain Tomlinson and Dr. Rick Johnson officiating. Interment – Barton’s Creek Cemetery. Active Pallbearers: Ray Griffin, Rick Johnson, Lain Tomlinson, Chris Brakefield, James Tiencken III, Chad Childers, Lofton Gallaher; Honorary Pallbearers: Beckwith Baptist Church. Special Thanks to Hearthside Assisted Living, Lebanon Health and Rehab, HomeInsted Senior Care, Linda Flippen, Dr. Scott Major, Dr. Demeka Kilgore, Nurses and Techs Tri-Star Summit Hospital. Visitation Tuesday 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday after 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Beckwith Missionary Baptist Church, 3730 E. Division St./Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME , in charge of arrangements. www.ligonbobo.com