The Newnan Times-Herald

Obituaries

Joyce Johnson


  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Nov. 08, 2017 - 4:34 PM

Joyce Johnson of Wilmington, N.C. passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

She was born to Willis Henry Swinson and Lily Kornegay on June 16, 1929 in Duplin County, N.C.

Joyce lived in Newnan, Georgia for many years and was a member of First Baptist Church of Newnan. She was a charter Member of the Kiwanis Club of Coweta County, an active member of the LakeHills Bridge Club and the Genet Barron Sunday School Class. She was a past president of the LakeHills Garden Club and a member of the Eastern Airline Pilot Wives Club.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her six siblings.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin Bernard Johnson Jr.; son, Marvin B. Johnson III; daughters, Cynthia Joy Johnson and Candace Gay Johnson; and grandchildren, Jacob Hamilton Moore, Swinson Matthews Moore, Caitlin Christine Johnson and Catherine Lillian Johnson.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. on November 11, 2017 at Roberts Chapel Cemetery, 2617 Britton Rd., Pendleton, NC 27862.
A memorial service will be held in Newnan, Georgia at a date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Baptist Children’s Home of North Carolina in Thomasville, N.C. You can donate by mail to Baptist Children's Homes of NC P.O. Box 338 Thomasville, NC 27361-0338 or at www.bchfamily.org

Quinn McGowan Funeral Home, Wilmington, N.C.