The funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, August 5, 2023, at Shelton Temple Church of God in Christ, 231 E 5th Avenue, Buena Vista, Georgia. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Zion Road, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Johnnie B. (Jackson) Minter was born on November 4, 1935, to the late John Thomas Jackson and late Irene (Minyard) Jackson. She was called home on August 1, 2023 at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus. She was preceded in death by one sister, Annie Ruth Thornton, two brothers George and Jimmy Jackson, four sons Samuel L. Minter, Alfred J. Minter, John T. Minter, Donnie L. Minter, one daughter Diane E. Minter, three grandsons James Robertson Jr., Samuel L. Minter and Jomekia J. Minter, one grand-daughter Whitney Robertson. Johnnie married the late Samuel D. Minter, and the Lord blessed their union with seven healthy children. She medically retired from Manhattan Shirt Factory in Americus, GA. She was a devout Christian and mother-member of Shelton Temple, Buena Vista, GA.
Johnnie B. leaves to carry on her legacy two sons and their wives: Timothy V. Minter and wife Lisa (Olympia, WA) and Jeffery A. Minter and wife Shadonna (Columbus, GA). Three surviving daughter-in-laws: Nettie Minter (Buena Vista, GA), Delia Minter (Temecula, CA) and Michelle Minter (Buena Vista, GA). Fourteen grandchildren: Luann Minter (Buena Vista, GA), Maurice Minter (Buena Vista, GA), Veronica Hunter (Americus, GA), Adrian Minter (Americus, GA), Samuel Minter Jr. (Americus, GA), Kenyatta Minter (Americus, GA), Breanna Robertson (Ellaville, GA), Dontrae Minter (Columbus, GA), Timothy Minter Jr. (Midland, GA), Genericka Minter (Buena Vista, GA), Timisa Minter (Olympia, WA), Alexandria Minter (Olympia, WA), Samantha Minter (Chehalis, WA), and Jeffery Minter Jr. (Columbus, GA). 33 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren, and a host of nephews and nieces.