Dwight Jackson Johns, 72, of Hilliard, FL passed away in Jacksonville, FL November 24, 2018. He was born in Folkston, GA to the late Aaron Marvin Johns and Leila Raulerson Johns on September 22, 1946. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart. He was a truck driver by trade and a member of River Road Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 49 years: Marilyn Darlene Johns; 4-children: Evon (Mike) Brannen, Amy (Mike) Matthews, Lee (Brandie) Johns and Angela (Adrian) Newcomb; 2-sisters: Elaine (Sammy) Johnson and Susan Hallman; a brother: Johnny Johns; 10-grandchildren: Chelsea (Dallas) Reid, Emily Brannen, Seth Brannen, Garrison Matthews, Dustin Matthews, Avery Johns, Ansley Johns, AJ Newcomb, Austin Newcomb, and Aaron Newcomb; 1-great grandchild: Hallie Reid and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 27 at River Road Baptist Church from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held at the church Wednesday, November 28
at 11:00 AM with Rev. James Conner, Dr. Benji Loyd and Rev. Hal McIntosh officiating. Burial will be in Conner-Green Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike Brannen, Mike Matthews, Adrian Newcomb, Garrison Matthews, Dustin Matthews, Seth Brannen, Dallas Reid and Dalton Delano.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA