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James "Mr. J." Maryland Johnson, Jr.

February 15, 1939 — January 14, 2018

James "Mr. J." Maryland Johnson, Jr.

James "Mr. J" Maryland Johnson, Jr., 78, of Highway 29 North, Danielsville, GA passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Mr. J was born February 15, 1939 in Oglethorpe County, GA to James Maryland Johnson, Sr. and Pauline Gabriel Johnson. He was a retired welder from Westington House, a member of Clouds Creek Baptist Church in Lexington, GA, member of the American Legion of Lexington, GA, and past master of Shannon Lodge #404 F&AM Masonic Lodge in Comer, GA.

Mr. J. played a large role in the county recreation department youth programs in the late 70's and early 80's which served him well. He cherished serving in that compacity and a lot of youth will remember him.

Survivors include five sisters: Rachel Johnson Coker, Ann Johnson Brooks, Linda Johnson Hannies, Carol Johnson Allen, Mary Johnson Costas; three sons: James M. Johnson, III, Hank Johnson and Tina, Kenneth Johnson and Kelli; grandchildren: Kacie Wilson, Blake Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Waylon Johnson, Josie Johnson, Jessie Johnson, Emma Johnson.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by wife: Rachel Armstrong Johnson; and sister: Virginia Johnson Russell.

The family has requested anyone that would like to come by to visit them can do so anytime Tuesday, January 16 at the home: 8442 Highway 29 North Danielsville, GA.

Interment will be in Danielsville City Cemetery.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is assisting the family of Mr. James "Mr. J" Maryland Johnson, Jr.

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