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Tina Michelle Thrift Johnson

June 29, 1970 — July 4, 2018

Waycross – Tina Michelle Thrift Johnson, 48, of Waycross passed away Wednesday morning (July 4, 2018) in Waycross from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born in Folkston, GA her parents are Rachel Virginia Crews Byrd of Homerville, GA and the late Lonell Thrift. She is also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Isacc Thrift and Ethel Thrift; and her maternal grandparents, Rachel Cason and Owen Allbritton.

Tina was a seamstress and of the Christian faith. She loved fishing, spending time with her family, writing and reading the Bible.

Survivors include her son and a daughter-in-law, Barry & Shelby Dasher of Hoboken; a daughter and son-in-law, Rachelle & Jody Thigpen of Hoboken; 7 grandchildren, Isaih Dasher, Issacc Dasher, Sailor Dasher, Memphis Dasher, Sadie Thigpen, Jared Thigpen, and Rayden Harden; her mother, Rachel Byrd of Homerville; her biological mother, Deloris Lovell of Blackshear; 3 brothers and a sister-in-law, Steve Thrift of Helen, GA, Kevin & Rose Thrift of Hickox, and Jamie Lovell of Blackshear; 4 sisters and brothers-in-law, Rebecca Harris (Chris Maynes) of Hoboken, Chrissy Batten of Hoboken, Susan Zunigia of Hickox, and Lorean & Carlton Hunt of Blackshear; a special cousin, Kathy Cicioroa of Waycross; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A graveside service will be held Saturday afternoon (July 7, 2018) at 3PM at Bethlehem Cemetery with Rev. Grady Allbritton officiating.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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