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Willis Johnson

April 18, 1934 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Willis Hart Johnson

Mr. Willis Hart Johnson, 86, of Warrenton, GA entered into rest Monday, August 24, 2020 at University Hospital.

Mr. Johnson was a lifelong resident of Warren County, GA and the son of the late Brady Smith Johnson and the late EllaWillis “Kitty” Johnson. He worked at JEBCO in Warrenton for many years and retired as plant superintendent. He was a faithful member of Mill Creek Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, choir director and congregational leader. Mr. Johnson enjoyed farming, dancing and he especially loved his family.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Cofer Johnson; children, William Allen Johnson (Janice), Stephen Elliot Johnson, Diane Johnson Murphy, Tanya Arauz Cales; grandchildren, April McGahee (Curt), Matthew Johnson (Stephanie), Kimberly Gheesling (Bradley), Dakota Murphy, Dalton Murphy; great grandchildren, Raegan McGahee, Rhoen McGahee, Lily Johnson, Scarlett Johnson, Ryker Gheesling, Addison Gheesling, and Abigail Gheesling.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, Mitchell, GA with Revs. Chris Johns and Tony Key. The service will  be broadcast live on the Mill Creek Baptist Church Facebook page.

In lieu of flowers, if you desire to make a memorial it is the family’s request that memorial contributions be made to the Mill Creek Cemetery Fund (c/o Gracie Costello, P.O. Box 547; Warrenton, GA 30828) or to a charity of your choice.

Per CDC requirements the family will be observing social distancing. The family has asked that all attendees wear masks. Due to the current national health concern, the family would appreciate all phone calls, cards, texts, and e-mails.

Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Willis Hart Johnson.

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
August 29, 2020

2:00 PM
Mill Creek Baptist Church
6252 Mill Creek Church Rd.
Mitchell, Georgia 30820

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