The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 21, 2013, at Shady Grove Baptist Church, 5311 White Water Road, Ideal, Georgia, where Reverend David Thomas is pastor. The Reverend Rodney Duncan will officiate. Interment will follow in the Oglethorpe City Cemetery.
Johnny was born August 13, 1958 in Ideal, Macon County, Georgia to the late Marie Ellis Meadows and the late Brown Jr. Turner. His devoted aunts, Gussie Ellis and Lessie Ellis, preceded him in death. Three siblings, Lizzie Mae Mitchell, Eddie Neal Turner, and Freddie Lee Turner, preceded him in death.
He was educated in public school system of Macon County, Georgia. He was a 1977 graduate of D. F. Douglass High School. He worked at the Miona Nursing Home in Ideal, Georgia for 26 years as an Orderly. He was married to Frances Ellis for many years.
He leaves to cherish his memories seven children, Katrina Ellis-McGhee, Sheena Ellis, Monique McCants, Lisa McCants, Cordero Ellis, Johnnedra Ellis, and Elizabeth Ellis; three grandchildren, Corderius Howard, Caniya Ellis, and Lasia McCants; siblings, Roosevelt Meadows (Gloria), M. L. Ellis, Clarice Hicks, Alma Wiggins, Ethel Adams, Emma Gail Turner McKenzie, Almeta Turner, Margaret Turner, Henry Lewis Turner, Curtis Turner and Wayne Turner; aunts and uncles, Dora Mae Turner, Mariah Turner Williams, Betty Jean Turner, Mary Turner, Louise Turner, L. C. Turner, and Freddie Turner; a host beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including four devoted, Tyrone Ford, Bobbo Walker, Eunice Dawson, and Ellaree Pridgeon.
- Tyrone Ford(Tuesday, December 17 13 12:15 am EST)
To the Meadows and Turner family I am sorry for your loss. John Lee will be missed. He was a dear friend of mine and I am surely going to miss him.
- PATRICIA WALKER, REYNOLDS GEORGIA(Monday, December 16 13 01:11 am EST)
TO THE ELLIS AND TURNER'S FAMILY GOD WILL GIVE YOU PEACE IN YOUR TIME OF SORROW, JOHN LEE IS AT REST NOW HE DON'T HAVE TO WOPRRY ABOUT NO MORE SICKNESS AND SLEEPLESS NIGHT...R.I.P JOHN LEE CLASS OF 1977 PATRICIA WALKER AND FAMILY, MR&MRS.ROBERT LEE HILL&FAMILY, RAYMOND HILL&FAMILY, EUGENE HILL&FAMILY