Willie Johnson, 94, has a failing heart and is waiting to die.
Johnson, of 2304 Young Rd., is living at home and enjoying not being confined to a hospital, looking at the walls and growing bored.
“I’ve been up and down and seen bad and good. God’s been good to me,” Johnson said. “I told them this is my home. This is where momma died and this is where I want to die, but I won’t know the difference. When I die, don’t put me under machines; just let me go.
“I’ve been here a good while. I thank God for that. I want to be here when he calls. I guess I prayed to God and asked him to take care of me. That old man upstairs is mighty good.” Continue reading