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Joan Johnson

September 9, 1947 — August 18, 2015

Funeral Services for Ms. Joan Johnson 67, of Irwinton will be held on Saturday August 22, 2015 at 3:00PM at the Wilkinson County High School Auditorium. Pastor Eddie D. Smith, Sr. will officiate. Interment will follow at Parker Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

On September 9, 1947, a bundle of joy was born to the late Mr. Willie Curtis Johnson and the late Mrs. Essie Mae Johnson. On August 18, 2015, the book of life closed for Ms. Joan Johnson. Ms. Johnson will be greatly missed by her family, friends and loved ones. She attended the Public Schools of Wilkinson County, where she graduated from Calhoun Consolidated School in 1967.

Joan was proceeded in death by her mother and father, Willie and Essie Johnson, her sister, Addie Johnson, her brother, Joseph Johnson. God called her and her sister, Daisy Sims, both home on August 18, 2015.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sisters, Willie Mae Shinholster (James) of Irwinton, GA and Annie Brookins (Melvin)  of Bartow, GA, and one brother, Eddie Lee Johnson of Irwinton, GA; A significant other, Calvin Bonner and his two daughters, Jennifer and Jasmine Bonner. Seven nieces, Janis Smith(Reginald), Melinda Johnson, LaTonya Stubbs (Gary), Cynthia Shinholster, Phyllis Whipple(Michael), Michelle Hightower (Bobby), Celena Sims (Riley); Nine nephews, Kenneth Shinholster (Kathy), Ronald Shinholster, Chris Johnson (Linda), Derek Johnson (Brandi), Nathan Johnson, Julius Sims (Kimberly), Kelvin Johnson, Joseph Johnson Jr and Fred Brown. Three aunts, Christine Walker, Alma Walker and Ella Mae Brown; one uncle, C.W Cooper (Lillie Mae); and a host of great nieces, great nephews, relatives and friends.

Family will recieve friends at the home of her sister Mrs. Willie Mae (Bud) Shilholster 55 Martin Luther King Jr. Road in Irwinton. Ms. Johnson will be placed in the Auditorium one hour prior to service hour. Wilkinson County Memorial Chapel 142 Wriley Road Irwinton has charge of arrangements.


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