Nahunta- Culbert Mallard Johns, 88 of Nahunta, passed away Tuesday morning (November 28, 2017) at his residence following an extended illness.
Born in Nahunta, GA, his parents were Walter Rembert Johns and Eliza Jane Morgan Johns. He was also preceded in death by his son, Stevie Patten; his grandson, Stephen Hartwig; three sisters, Cecelia Cherry, Estelle Moore, and Blanche Johns; 3 brothers, W.O. Johns, Isaac Johns, and Ray Johns.
Culbert was a member of Nahunta First Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and was a member of the Men’s Bible Sunday School Class, and worked many years as a Superintendent for OREMC before retiring. He also served as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War, and loved hunting and restoring old automobiles and guns. Mr. Culbert was a very loving man and was loved by everyone who knew him.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mary E. Johns, of Nahunta; three children and their spouses, Wayne Patten (Vickie), of Moultrie, Patricia “Patsy” Patten, of The Colony, Texas, and Debbie Tallevast (Johnnie) of Nahunta; 6 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Sue Maddox, of Ocala, FL., Rita Johns, of South Carolina, and Alene Evans, of Brunswick, GA. Also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.
Funeral Services will be held Friday (December 1, 2017) at 2PM at Nahunta First Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Carson, Rev. Leon Wilson, and Rev. Jake Baum officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service, from 1PM-2PM.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Paul Thomas, Larry Griffin, Chris Crews, H.C. Morgan, Staten Braddy, and Doug Lane.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Men’s Bible Sunday School Class and Andy Riggins.
Family and pallbearers are asked to meet at the Church Friday by 1:30PM.
Family will be receiving friends at his residence; 13177 W. Cleveland St. Nahunta, GA 31553.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing our online registry at fryefh.com.