FLOWERY BRANCH - Jewell Jeannette Newman Johnson, 69, formerly of Jefferson, passed away Friday August 9, 2013.
She was born in Dallas, the daughter of the late Joseph Miles and Senoia Teal Newman. She was a manager of the Waffle House in Jefferson for several years. She loved cooking and playing bingo, and was of the Baptist denomination. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Earl Johnson; daughter, Senoia Greenmeyer; sister, Mary Carter; and sons-in-law, Tony David Jones and Harry Bernard Greenmeyer.
Survivors include her children, Katie Ann Jones, Cumming, Wytonia (William) Akins, Jefferson, Kenneth (Debra) Johnson and Thomas Johnson, all of Gillsville; sister, Shirley Virginia Johnson, Cleveland; brother, Bobby Joseph Newman, Atlanta; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday August 13, at 3:00 p.m. at Diamond Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Junior Jones, Roger Hardy and Randy Beatty officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the funeral time on Tuesday August 13, at Diamond Hill Baptist Church Unity Church Rd., Maysville, GA 30558.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com