Jewell Johnson

Mrs. Jewell Jeannette Newman Johnson, age 69, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Jefferson, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Dallas, a daughter of the late Joseph Miles Newman and the late Senoia Teal Newman. She was a manager of Waffle House in Jefferson for several years and loved cooking and playing bingo. She was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Earl Johnson, daughter, Senoia Greenmeyer and sister, Mary Carter and sons in law, Tony David Jones and Harry Bernard Greenmeyer.

Survivors include: her children, Katie Ann Jones, Wytonia (William) Akins, Kenneth (Debra) Johnson, Thomas Johnson; sister, Shirley Virginia Johnson; brother, Bobby Joseph Newman; 9 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, August 13 at Diamond Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Junior Jones, Rev. Roger Hardy and Rev. Randy Beatty officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the funeral time on Tuesday August 13 at Diamond Hill Baptist Church Unity Church Road, Maysville, GA 30558

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-5467

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Aug. 12 to Sept. 11, 2013