Obituary for Georgean Johns
Mrs. Georgean (Lamb) Johns of Tuckerman, Arkansas, departed this life on Sunday, August 27, 2017, at the age of 90. She was born June 24, 1927, in Swifton, one of five daughters born to the union of W.A. and Velma (McGough) Lamb.
Mrs. Johns grew up in Grubbs where she married Mr. James Edward “Bluejay” Johns on September 14, 1946. Together they enjoyed 58 years.
The years while her children were growing up, Mrs. Johns spent as a busy homemaker. Later, she began working at Brown Shoe Factory, followed by 18 years at Walmart. Mrs. Johns was a talented seamstress, who was well known throughout Jackson County for her skills. She enjoyed doing yard work and especially loved flowers. Mrs. Johns was a member of the Tuckerman Church of Christ.
The center of life for Mrs. Georgean Johns was family. She loved family get-togethers, and time spent doting on her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. This loving lady will be missed by many, but none more than those who called her Grandma Johns.
Mrs. Johns was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward “Bluejay” Johns; two sons, James A. Johns and Ronnie Edward Johns; two granddaughters, Kelly Brock Terry and Dana Kay Johns; four sisters, Estelle Bradley, Berty Lee Thompson, Chestine Smith, and O’Neal Sullins.
She is survived by two sons, Rickey Neal Johns and wife, Kay of North Little Rock, and Melvin Ray Johns of Jonesboro; three daughters, Marcia Ann Brock of Tuckerman, Linda Paulette “Polly” Boyd and husband, Scotty, of Tuckerman, and Connie Sue Cooper and husband, Greg, of Newport; ten grandchildren, Tommy Johns, Ryan Johns, Brad Johns, Bricen Johns, Clint Brock, Bill Boyd, Daniel Johns, Robin Koller, Shelly Gates, and Rachel Howard; and fourteen great-grandchildren, Noah Johns, Ethan Johns, Levi Johns, Lauryn Johns, Gabbi Johns, Carson Johns, Garrett Gates, Gracie Gates, Shelby Brock, Dawson Gipson, Peyton Koller, Carley Boyd, Daniel Johns, and Allie Peyton Howard.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel, with interment following in Gracelawn Cemetery.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Tommy Johns, Ryan Johns, Brad Johns, Bricen Johns, Clint Brock, Bill Boyd, and Daniel Johns.