Elbert Johnson

April 11, 1948 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 71)


Elbert Johnson, 71, of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away January 2, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born to Prentis and Verda Johnson in Idabel, Oklahoma on April 11, 1948.

He was preceded in death by his father; two brothers, Albert Johnson (his twin) and Lee Johnson; one sister, Helen Johnson; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Elbert was a simple man, who lived his life day by day. He found joy in singing. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his mother, Verda Polite; and five brothers, Frank Johnson, John Polite, Elex Polite, Greg Polite and Walter Polite.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Heath-Griffith Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Teresa Sears officiating. A burial will follow at Slick Cemetery in Bristow, Oklahoma.

Arrangements and services are entrusted to Heath-Griffith Funeral Home of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Expressions of Sympathy may be left for the Johnson family by visiting . 

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January 8, 2020

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heath-Griffith Funeral Home
1823 West 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74107

Funeral Service
January 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Heath-Griffith Funeral Home
1823 West 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74107

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