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Willie Fred Johnson

April 26, 1947 June 16, 2021
Willie Fred Johnson
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His Story

Brother Willie Johnson was born April 26, 1947 in Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama, to the late Grady Johnson and Mona Gates Johnson. He accepted CHRIST at an early age and became a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Abbeville, Alabama. After relocating, Willie became a member of St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church of Damascus, Georgia. Mr. Willie served as a deacon and Sunday school instructor until his health failed.
Willie Johnson attended Henry County Training School in Abbeville, Alabama. Following graduation he served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He later became an employee of Georgia Pacific, Cedar Springs Georgia, retiring in 2009 with 31 years of service.

Willie Johnson was known as “WJ” and was loved by many, especially his grandchildren who affectionately called him “G-Daddy”. WJ was a man that never gave up and fought until the end.

Willie departed his earthly life on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at SouthEast Health in Dothan, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his parents Grady and Mona Johnson, his brothers Homer “Buddy” Johnson and Arthur Johnson, and one sister-in-law Vera Mae Bridley.

He leaves a legend of love and final memories to be cherished by his loving wife of 20 years, Emma Daniels Johnson who he affectionately called his “BaBa”. His children: Tameka Jackson of Dothan Alabama; Christopher (Janna) Daniels Sr. of Atlanta, Georgia, and Christy Daniels of Albany, Georgia; Three wonderful grandchildren: Jana Daniels, Jade Daniels, and Christopher “CJ” Daniels Jr; A loving mother-in-law: Ms. Willie Maxine Bridley; Two sisters: Dollie Kincey of Tallahassee Florida and Nealie Nelson of Abbeville Alabama; Two sisters-in-love: Carolyn (Larry) Fleno of Thomasville Georgia and Ultricia (Calvin) Daniels of Colquitt Georgia; Two godsons: Marino Ogden and Connor Daniels; Special friends: John Prise, Ricky Backey, and Andrew Jackson; He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

18

Jun

3:00 PM 6/18/2021 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/18/2021 7:00:00 PM
Bruton Mortuary

635 Bruton Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Bruton Mortuary
635 Bruton Street Bainbridge 39819 GA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

19

Jun

12:00 PM 6/19/2021 12:00:00 PM
Mt. Zion Church Cemetery

17813 GA HWY 200
Damascus GA 39841, Georgia 39841

Mt. Zion Church Cemetery
17813 GA HWY 200 Damascus GA 39841 39841 Georgia
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Zion Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

17813 GA HWY 200
Damascus GA 39841, Georgia 39841

17813 GA HWY 200 Damascus GA 39841 39841 Georgia
United States
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