Johnny Lee Barfield


Johnny Lee Barfield, age 74 of Cottondale, passed from this life on June 3, 2021 at his residence.

Johnny was born on October 28, 1946 in Albany, Georgia to George Washington Barfield and Roszell Barfield. He lived in the Florida Panhandle since coming from Miami in 1988. Johnny worked in trade as both a block mason and a painter, and to his friends and family, he was the greatest storyteller there was. He enjoyed drinking coffee, reading the newspaper and watching Netflix, he also always had a sweet tooth for chocolate and apple pie and iced cold sweet tea. Johnny attended Courts of Praise Church when his health permitted. Of all of the things that Johnny enjoyed in life, his children and grandchildren were the most important. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents: George and Roszell Barfield; wife: Wanda Jean Crenshaw; son: Michael Barfield; brothers: George Barfield, Larry Barfield, Oscar Barfield; sisters: Eileen Barfield, Margaret Barfield, Debbie Cannon, Kathlene Giddens.

He is survived by his daughter: Rose Barfield (Dondray) of Cottondale, Florida; son: Jason Crenshaw (Jennifer) of Greenwood, Florida; grandchildren: Alana, Aiden, Ariah, Jacob, Jaxon, De’uana, and Kingston; beloved dog: Maggie.

Memorialization will be by cremation and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida in charge of arrangements.


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