Alice Faye Johnson
1938 - 2021
Hart's Mortuary and Crematory
765 Cherry Street
Macon, GA
Alice Faye Teague Johnson
April 11, 1938 - September 19, 2021
Macon, Georgia - Alice Faye Teague Johnson, 83, of Macon, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021.
Born in Milledgeville, to Colonel J.D and Lola Teague, Faye grew up on Clark Street, across from Georgia College, and attended elementary and high school at the Peabody laboratory school on the campus. She graduated from Georgia College (GCSW) and earned her Masters degree at Mercer. She taught first grade in the Bibb County school system at Hartley, Springdale and Alexander II elementary schools. She attended Vineville Baptist Church, where she won a "Mother of the Year" award, and Mount Zion Baptist Church. After retiring, she worked in the Vineville Baptist Church Preschool, volunteered many hours in the church library, told stories to the Higher Life group, and worked as a "pink lady" at the Medical Center. She was passionate about reading books and telling stories, especially to children.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Pat (Ann) Teague.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Wardlow "Gus" Johnson; her four deeply grateful daughters; Jackie (Jeff) Hodges of Marietta; Cindy (Mike) Homan of Leicester, NC; Lori Johnson of Macon; Julie (Michael) Pharr of Jackson; eight beloved grandchildren; Hannah (Nick) Hussain; Ben Homan; Heidi (Jarrod) Norrell; Beka Homan; Jenna (Justin) Grothaus; David Pharr; Kate Hodges; Lauren Pharr; and six beautiful great-grandchildren; Leah, Abby and Lucy Hussain; Ella and Brooks Grothaus; Isaiah Norrell; and her sisters Mary (Cliff) Royal and Hannah (Carwell) Thompson.
A graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery at 11 o'clock on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021. She requested that people with a favorite children's book share about it.
In lieu of flowers she asked that people share a book with a child in her memory.
Please visit to express condolences.
Hart's on Cherry Street, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 765 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 has charge of the arrangements.

Published by The Telegraph on Sep. 21, 2021.
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Did your Mom ever teach first grade at Riley Elementary? That was my first grade teacher´s name. If so, she was so pretty & I can still remember her. Strangely, I believe your Dad, Gus Johnson, taught me government one summer. Both were great teachers!
Gail Rohde
September 21, 2021
Mrs Johnson was such a lovely person. Her love for God & others radiated out for all to see. What a life well lived. I am so thankful for the sweet girls she raised & their impact on my life as our paths crossed at Vineville Baptist.
Marion Kelly Tims
September 21, 2021
Lori and family my deepest sympathy as you go through the days ahead. I always admired Fayes passion and commitment to her church and love for children
Jane Hardee
September 21, 2021
I am blessed to have known her and you all are blessed for having her for a mother . God bless each of you and God be with each of you.
Freida Balkcom
September 21, 2021
Mrs. Johnson was my First Grade teacher at Alexander II. I am saddened to hear of her passing. The memories of her caring and sweet demeanor will forever be embedded in my mind. I extend my deepest sympathies to her family and friends during this time of bereavement.
Royce Collins
September 21, 2021
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