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Larry Earl Johnson

March 31, 1955 - April 24, 1982

Services for Larry Earl Johnson, 27. of 210 Circle St., Guymon Okla will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Advent Christian Church of Shamrock with the Rev Alfred Hutchings, pastor of the Advent Christian Church of Stuart, Okla. and the Rev Jim Osborn pastor of the Advent Christian Church of Bristow, Okla. officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mr. Johnson was killed in a two-car collision about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 3/4 mile south of Pampa on U. S. 70.

Mr. Johnson was born March 31, 1955 in Mt. Clemens, Mich. He moved to Pampa in 1963 from Shamrock. He was a coach and teacher at Guymon High School for five years. He was an ordained minister of the Advent Christian Church.

Survivors include his parents, Orval and Violet Johnson of Pampa; one brother, James Grant Johnson of Pampa, and a grandmother, Mrs. Daisey Pearson of Booneville, Ark.

Pampa News – Monday, April 26, 1982

Larry attended Panhandle State University in Guymon, Oklahoma. While in college, he served as President of Student Senate, Vice President of Student Association, President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Vice President of "O" Club, President of North Hall and President of the Senior Class. He received a lifetime membership in “O” Club. He was a member of Alpha Chi honor society. He received the Tom Shaef Memorial Football Award two years. Larry was listed in Who's Who in Academic All-American in 1976.

After receiving his degree, Larry took a job at Guymon High School in Oklahoma. He taught History and Social Studies along with coaching football for five years. He also coached the girls golf team for three years taking them to the state play-offs each year. He sponsored the High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes for five years. Larry received his minister's license from the Texas Conference of the Advent Christian Church in 1979.

He died in a car accident on April 24, 1982 in Gray County. 

Funeral arrangements were made by Carmichael-Whatley. He is buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa.

Married Rhonda Rochelle Stacy on June 14, 1978 (in Grapevine, TX), later divorced.

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