About Us

Johnston Tombigbee Furniture Manufacturing Company was founded in 1932 by Mr. Russell B. Johnston to manufacture decorative bedroom chests and armoires.

He later added a full line of all-wood bedroom to complement his competitively priced products for which there was an ever-growing demand. In addition to the manufacturing business, he also operated a highly successful retail furniture store and several thousand acres of timber land.

Mr. Johnston ran the company until his death in 1958, at which time the business was passed on to his four young grandsons — one of whom owns the business today.

Throughout the next three decades, the addition of a holding company (Lounora Industries, Inc.) and the expansion of the business to include a Hotel Sales Division enhanced the company's operation.

Today the employees and owner of JTB, Reau Berry (grandson of Russell B. Johnston), are working hard to meet the needs of their customers; putting forth that "extra effort" to provide quality and satisfaction thus beginning — "A New Era of Excellence."

A Timeline of JTB Furiture

  • 1932

    The Beginning

    Russell B. Johnston founds Johnston Furniture Co.

  • 1938

    Growth Begins

    Russell B. Johnston purchases Tombigbee Lumber and Mill.

  • 1941

    Combining Entities

    Johnston combines two compaines to form Johnston Tombigbee.

  • 1943

    Aiding the War Effort

    Johnston Furniture Company begins making ammo boxes for war effort.

  • 1973

    Building the Factory

    Our current factory facility is built.

  • 1982

    Entering the Hospitality Industry

    Johnston Tombigbee enters the hospitality industry.

  • 1988

    We Become JTB

    Johnston Tombigbee becomes JTB Furniture.

  • 2001

    Reau Becomes Owner

    Reau Berry, grandson of R.B. Johnston, becomes sole owner of JTB.

  • 2012

    Celebrating 80 Years

    JTB Furniture celebrates 80 years of making quality furniture in the U.S.A.

  • Be Part of Our Incredible Success Story

JTB Is Preferred Or Required By These Great Brands

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We're Also Approved For Use By These Great Brands

  • Embassy Suites
  • Homewood Suites
  • Choice Hotels
  • Staybridge Suites
  • Candlewood Suites
  • Country Inn and Suites
  • Courtyard
  • Springhill Suites
  • Residence Inn
  • Fairfield Inn
  • Towneplace Suites
  • Double Tree
  • Hilton Full Service
  • Wingate
  • Best Western
  • Days Inn
  • Travelodge
  • Radisson

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