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Violet 'Estha' Johns

July 28, 1931 — December 19, 2018

Hoboken -Violet “Estha” Johns, 87, of Hoboken passed away Wednesday (December 19, 2018) at her residence after an extended illness.

Born in Hoboken, GA her parents were Arthur Harris and Alma Griffin Harris. She is also preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Harris; and a sister, Caroline Doggett.

Estha was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her grandkids, traveling, fishing, cooking, and bluegrass music.

Survivors include her husband, Andrew Johns, Sr., of Hoboken; two sons and daughters-in-law, Clyde Sumner (Glenda), of Jesup, Bobby Sumner (Sandra), of Darien; her daughter, Bobbie Sue Sumner of Darien; 3 step children, Zada Spurling, of Baldwin, FL., Jackie Johns, of Baldwin, FL, and Andy Johns, of Hoboken; 5 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; a sister, Louise Bargeron of Waycross; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Friday evening (December 21, 2018) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday afternoon (December 22, 2018) at 2PM at Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Randall Gunter and Rev. Robert Magoola officiating.

Burial will follow in High Bluff Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be C.J. Sumner, Josh Sumner, Andy Johns, Kenny Johns, Jeff Doggett, Nicolas Sumner, and Benjamin Johns.

Honorary pallbearers will be Georgia Hospice Care, Dewayne Johns, Grace Sunday School Class, Danny Crews, and Glenn Hendrix.

Family and pallbearers are asked to meet at the Funeral Home by 1:30PM Saturday.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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