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Thomas Joe Johnson

April 13, 1927 — March 15, 2021

Thomas Joe Johnson

Mr. Thomas ‘Joe’ Johnson, 93, of Mineral Springs Road, Elberton, husband of 67 years to the late Bobbie Jean Waters Johnson, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021, at Pruitt Health at Spring Valley.

Mr. Johnson was born in Elberton on April 13, 1927, son of the late John Thomas Johnson and Annie Ruth Warren Johnson. He was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Navy and a member of West End Baptist Church. Joe worked his entire life in the granite industry and retired from Berkley Quarries as a supervisor. He was an avid woodworker.

Survivors include his children: Stanley and Jan Johnson of Greenwood, SC and Carol and Jeff Moon of Bowman; sister, Ina Madden of Elberton; grandchildren: Clint and Amy Johnson, Christopher and Shellie Johnson, and Jessica and Travis Bryant; great-grandchildren: Ashton Johnson, Colton Johnson, Abby Grace Bryant, Dalton Johnson, Brady Johnson, and Connor Johnson; and numerous other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by his siblings: Frances Mairholtz, George Johnson, James Johnson, Hazel Dickerson, and Parks Johnson.

Funeral services celebrating Joe’s life will be held on Wednesday, March 17, at 3 o’clock in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Fife officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park.

There will be no formal visitation; however, Mr. Johnson will lie in state at Berry Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 17, from 9:00a.m. until the hour of service for those wishing to pay their respects and sign the guestbook.

Contributions may be made in his memory to West End Baptist Church, 811 Mercer Drive, Elberton, GA 30635.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Thomas ‘Joe’ Johnson.

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Past Services

Lying In State

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

9:00am - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Service

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Burial

Forest Hills Memorial Park

Highway 17 South, Elberton, GA 30635

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