Phelan Ray Johnson obit
Phelan Ray Johnson, age 68, of Franklin, passed away June 14.
He was born in Lewisburg, Tennessee to the late Thomas and Ruby Johnson. Phelan worked as a Registered Nurse at Vanderbilt for over 38 years before retiring. He also worked briefly at Maury County Hospital, St. Thomas Hospital, and Williamson County Hospital prior to beginning his career at Vanderbilt. He was a member at Berry’s Chapel church of Christ for over 40 years and enjoyed working in his yard.  

Phelan is survived by his wife of 49 years, Denise Johnson of Franklin, Tennessee; sons, Eric C. (Leslie) Johnson of Spring Hill, Tennessee, Travis (Tiffany) Johnson of Columbia, Tennessee and Trey (Chrissy) Johnson of Smyrna, Tennessee; brothers, Doug (Barbara) Johnson of Louisville, Kentucky, Alfred (Joy) Johnson of Pulaski, Tennessee and Morris (Pat) Johnson of Cottontown, Tennessee; grandchildren, Annie and Luke Johnson, Lucy, Shelby, Eli, and Brooks Johnson, Owen and Ella Johnson, and many other loving family members.  

A private, family burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to World Christian Broadcasting or Alive Hospice.