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1934 Alice 2021

Alice “Gail” Johns

May 31, 1934 — February 17, 2021

Nahunta – Alice “Gail” Lewis Johns, 86, of Nahunta passed away early Wednesday morning (February 17, 2021) at Southeast Georgia Health System after an extended illness.

Born in Nahunta, GA her parents were Harvey Lewis and Lillian Lee Lewis. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Ivey Johns.

Gail was a real estate broker for Gail Johns Realty and a member of Hickox Baptist Church where she enjoyed being a part of the choir and teaching Sunday School. She loved reading, cooking, gardening, sewing and traveling.

Survivors include 2 sons and daughters-in-law, William Jeffrey Johns (Theresa) and Gary David Johns (Felecia) all of Nahunta; a daughter and son-in-law, Katherine Holly Woodruff (Rev. Robert “Chip”) of Hickory Bluff; 8 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Rowell of Hilliard, FL; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Due to the COVID-19, we would like to ask all to please follow the rules for social distancing and face mask are highly recommended at the service. Also, anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the services the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

A funeral service will be held Saturday morning (February 20, 2021) at 11am at Hickox Baptist Church with Rev. Robert “Chip” Woodruff and Rev. Jamie Giddens officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday starting at 10AM at Hickox Baptist Church.

Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Josh Woodruff, Jesse Johns, David Johns, Daniel Johns, Jeremiah Johns, and Eddie Florey.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at


Hickox Baptist Church
  • 7224 CaneyBay Rd.
    Nahunta, GA 31553

Funeral Service

Hickox Baptist Church
  • 7224 CaneyBay Rd.
    Nahunta, GA 31553


New Hope Cemetery
  • New Hope Rd.
    Nahunta, GA 31553
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