The funeral service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. The Reverend Coley Clark Jr. will officiate. Burial will be held in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Whiteline Street, Montezuma, Georgia.
Ernest was born February 28, 1950 to the late Elberta Fredrick and Jack Johnson in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by two siblings, Eddie Joe Wimberly and Estella Wimberly. He acquired his education in the public school system of Peach County. He retired from Ben Riggon Farms as a Small Machine Operator. In 1973 he was involved in an auto accident that caused his health to decline.
Survivors are one daughter, Tina Willis, Hendersonville, North Carolina; six siblings, Oscar James Ingram, Macon Georgia, Gwendolyn Wimberly Morrison, Boston Massachusetts, Jennie Drake, Fort Valley, Georgia, Terry Wimberly, Warner Robins, Georgia, Ella Glenn Wimberly, Chicago, Illinois, S.T. Wimberly, Atlanta, Georgia; five grandchildren; aunts, Louise Fredrick, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Inez Rocquemore, Montezuma, Georgia; godmother, Luellen Drake, Fort Valley, Georgia; devoted nephews, Shawn Drake, Fort Valley, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.