Lamont Johnson, 33, of Phoenix died Thursday, March 23, 2006, in Phoenix. He was born Sept. 19, 1972, in Clovis to Annie Babers and Melvin Johnson.
He was preceded in death by two uncles, George and Howard Babers; a grandfather Frank Babers; a brother, Deon Johnson and a cousin, Markese Byrd.
He is survived by his mother, Annie and stepfather Quincie Griggs of Phoenix; his father, Melvin Johnson of California; his wife, Cynthia Johnson of Phoenix; six children, Dara, Tyreece, Markus, Andrew, Deomoni Johnson and Dominic Ortiz, all of Phoenix; two grandmothers, Jewel Babers of Clovis and Clarise Rose of California; three sisters and brother-in-laws, Elisha Johnson (and husband, James Johnson), Tiffany Johnson (LeVar Bryant) and Laquita Johnson (Tige Massengill), all of Phoenix; two stepbrothers, Rodney Griggs of Dallas and Darrell Griggs of Atlanta; aunts and uncles, Frankie and Billy Byrd, Teresa and Ralph Bell, Sherin and Ronnie Gaston, Cindy and Robert Barnett, Margaret Babers, Delores Langston and Jerry Babers
Burial is at Mission Garden of Memories
Jerry, Willie, Herbert, Clyde and Isaac Bibbs and Quentin Ross will serve as pallbearers.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.