The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday morning, May 9, 2015 at Galilee Cemetery, Highway 19 North, Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia. Pastor George A. Hill, Jr., pastor of Living Word Christian Ministries, will officiate.
Charlie Jones Johnson, Sr. was born in Ellaville, Georgia the 11th day of September 1950 to the parents of Foy Johnson and the late Gladys Jones. He was known by family and friends as “Smoke.” He was educated in the public school system of Schley County. He was a member of Living Word Christian Ministries, Americus, Georgia under the leadership of Pastor George A. Hill, Jr. Charlie was united in Holy matrimony to the late Earnestine Aldridge. He was also preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Jones and grandson, DaKeidrian Pennamon.
Charlie was a hard worker who was a truck driver for many years and a farmer. He was a warm and friendly man who never met a stranger. He always had a smile and a wise joke. Charlie was devoted to his family and farming. He loved hunting, fishing, having fun, and enjoying the life God gave him.
On May 7, 2015, Charlie Jones Johnson, Sr. was called from his earthly labor and planting to rest with his Lord and Savior.
He leaves to cherish his memories his devoted children, Charlie Jones Johnson, Jr., Ellaville, Georgia and Teresa Edwards (Illy), Ellaville, Georgia; eight loving grandchildren: Tristan and Charlie Jamon Johnson of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Mackenzie Johnson of Albany, Georgia, Serenity and Trinity Johnson of Americus, Georgia, Malik and Quentin Edwards of Ellaville, Georgia; one great grandson, Ta’Kyren Johnson, Oglethorpe, Georgia; his father, Foy Johnson, Plainsfield, New Jersey; his siblings, Alma Jones and Joseph Jones both of Ellaville, Georgia; one uncle, Ike Jones of Ellaville, Georgia; one aunt-in-law, Reather Mae Jones, Ellaville, Georgia; one niece, Deborah Jones of Columbus, Georgia; sisters-in-law/ brothers-in-law, Gloria Penn, Raymond Aldridge, Reginald Aldridge (Linda), Clifton Aldridge, Sr. (Charlene) and Clayton Aldridge, all of Ellaville, Georgia; a host of great nieces and great nephews; other relatives and friends, including a devoted friend, Ms. Theo Benford.