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Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA

OBITUARY

Jerry Wayne Johns

June 19, 1955March 7, 2020
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Jerry Wayne Johns, 64, of Rustburg passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Darnell Goff Johns.

Born June 19, 1955 in Amherst County he was a son of the late Lewis Johns and Virgie Johns. Jerry was a retired grinder with Archer Creek Foundry and was a member of Faith Baptist Church and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Jerry was also a Monacan Indian.

He was preceded in death by a grandson Christopher Woolf; and four siblings, Howard Johns, Betty Branham, Rennie Johns, and Douglas Johns.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Jerry Johns, Jr and his wife, Paula of Douglas, GA and Ellis Tyree and his wife, Christian of Hurt; seven sisters and three brothers; four grandchildren; three devoted sister in laws, Vivian Huffman and her husband, Billy, Carolyn Wooten and her husband, Mike, and Elgie Harvey and her husband, David; and many other family members that loved him dearly especially his sisters and brothers.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Whitten Monelison Chapel. Family will receive friends at Monocan Tribal Hall for a luncheon following the memorial service.

Family would like to say thank you to the Cancer Center and Dr. Gorsh for the care they gave Jerry.

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Visitation Following Service Thursday, March 12, 2020

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Susan & Wayne Reynolds

March 19, 2020

We were so sorry to hear that Jerry had passed away. Many memories of him when he worked at Archer Creek Foundry. Prayers for the family.

Barbara Bryant Callahan

March 10, 2020

Tim and I are truly sorry about Jerry's passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Barbara and Tim Callahan

Mike Campbell

March 9, 2020

May God comfort and give peace to the family. Jerry was a hard ,dedicated,loyal worker, who I worked with at Archer Creek Foundry for many years, who loved his family very much. My deepest condolences to Darnell and all the family,RIP my friend

Jeff Holmes

March 9, 2020

So sorry for your loss prayers for the family

Gwenda Willard

March 8, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Prayers

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