Memorial service for Mr. Alonzo Johnson will be conducted 2:00 PM Monday, April 8, 2019 at J. O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel, 307 S. Johns St., Florence directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.
Alonzo was born January 17, 1967 in Newark, New Jersey, to Dorothy Jones and the late Wilbur Graham. He departed this life on Thursday, April 4, 2019.
Alonzo affectionately known as “Pookie” was educated in the Public Schools of Florence County and was a graduate of Wilson High School Class of 1984.
Pookie was employed with The Salvage Shop, until his health declined.
“Pookie” will be missed dearly. He was a very tough and was a fighter. He will be remembered as a jack of all trades. He loved sports and was a big Dallas Cowboy fan.He as a very funny, smart and very good at giving advice. He will forever be in our hearts.
Pookie was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur Graham; step-father, Johnny Jones; and brother, Michael Johnson.
Pookie leaves to cherish precious memories: his mother, Dorothy Jones of the home; a son, Alonte (Symone) Johnson of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, Desmond Singleton and Malcolm Singleton; five sisters, Altheria (Dotty) Graham, Karen Graham, Tracy Black, Margaret(Shawn) Huggins of Florence, South Carolina, and Patience Singleton; significant other, Shanello Cochrane; a host of uncles; aunts; nephews; nieces; other relatives; and friends.
The family will receive friends at 610 N. Wilson St., Florence.
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