Hoboken – Joey Calvin Johns, 63, of Hoboken passed away Tuesday afternoon (January 23, 2018) at his residence after a brief illness.
Born in Waycross, GA his parents were Wesley Johns and Mollie Crews Johns. He is also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Jesse Johns and James "Red" Johns; and a sister, Rosa Johns.
Joey was a machine operator for King Edward Cigar Factory and loved going to the river and working in his flower garden.
Survivors include his brother, Charles “Cotton” Johns of Hoboken; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Janice and Marvin Alford of Hoboken and Lisa and Chuck Waldron of Waycross; a special friend, Trish Marlowe of Hoboken; and also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Visitation will be held Thursday evening (January 25, 2018) from 6PM – 8PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
A funeral service will be held Friday morning (January 26, 2018) at 10am at the chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Rowell and Rev. Greg Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Hoboken Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael Johns, Shannon Bloodworth, Jimmy Bramlitt, Ricky Crews, Tommy Purdom, Robert Smith, and Marcus.
Pallbearers are asked to be at the funeral home Friday by 9:30am.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.