Mr. Marvin Johnson

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The Graveside Service for Mr. Marvin Johnson of Montezuma, Georgia will be held Friday, October 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, 8620 GA Highway 26E, Montezuma, Georgia with Reverend Allen Waters officiating.

Marvin Johnson was born September 22, 1921 to Blanche and William Shephard Johnson, Jr. in Macon County, Georgia. At an early age he professed his faith in Jesus Christ and became a faithful member and Steward at St. Louis CME Church. He also attended New Hope Baptist Church faithfully.

Mr. Johnson was educated in the public schools of Macon County. He was employed at Warner Robins Air Force Base for forty-three years. He married Ms. Eria Odom of Macon County, his wife of sixty-three years. To this union were born four children: Marilyn, Mazarena, Carolyn and Carroll. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were master gardeners. They grew a variety of prize-winning roses and were awarded many 1st place ribbons.

Mr. Marvin Johnson transcended from labor to an everlasting life of peace and rest on October 1, 2019 at the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his wife Eria, his daughter Marilyn Grimes and his son Louis Johnson.

Memories of his beautiful life will be forever cherished by his loving daughters: Mazarena (Charles) Allen and Carolyn (Carl) Isreal of Montezuma, Georgia; his loving son, Carroll (Stephanie) Johnson of Warner Robins, Georgia; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; his siblings: Minnie Johnson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and James Johnson of Chicago, Illinois; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Mollie Johnson, Alberta Odom and Willie James Odom of Montezuma, Georgia; step-brothers: Leroy James and Lynmore (Faye) James of Montezuma, Georgia; step sister-in-law, Bertha James of Montezuma, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Christopher Allen, his caretaker and Reginald Allen, his handyman.

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Guestbook Signatures (4) -

April Hair Cross United States
10/2/2019 1:14:09 PM #

So sorry to hear of his passing.


Freddie Fudge United States
10/2/2019 4:54:00 PM #

Our condolences to the Johnson family and friends.


Marvin Howard United States
10/2/2019 5:54:22 PM #

I remember him well. Ms. Johnson was one of my elementary teacher Douglass Elementary.


Helen Journey-Walters United States
10/3/2019 5:50:17 PM #

With deepest heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family..


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