Prominent Aurora livestockman, Willard Lloyd Johnson, 83, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 1991 in Provo.
He was born May 26, 1907 in Aurora, Utah to Willard Richard and Georgiana Cropper Johnson. He married Melva Nelson, April 18, 1933 in the Manti LDS Temple. He attended North Sevier High School and Brigham Young University. Active in the LDS Church, having served as a Stake High Councilman, Stake Young Mens and Stake Sunday School president. He and his wife served a stake mission and he also filled an LDS Mission to the Eastern States. He was president of the Utah State Cattlemans Association. Mayor of Aurora Town, Sevier County Commissioner. He was president of the Sevier County Cattlemans Association and Sevier County Farm Bureau. He was appointed by Governor Clyde as a member of the Utah Blue Ribbon School Study Committee.Survived by two sons, Gerald Johnson and Burke Johnson, both of Aurora; Johnson, Provo; Mrs. W. Grant (Varna) Mason, Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by his twin brother, Floyd Johnson and a sister, Gayle Morris and a great-grandson, Torey Mark Johnson.
Funeral services will be Saturday, April 20, 1991 at 2 p.m. in the Aurora LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the Springer-Turner Funeral Home in Salina, Friday evening 7-9 p.m. and at the ward chapel in Aurora from 12-1:30 p.m. Burial: Aurora Cemetery.
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