Billy Fred Johns (GIBSON, Ga.)

GIBSON, Ga. - Mr. Billy Fred Johns, 69, of Usry Mill Road, entered into rest August 12 at the V.A. Hospital, Augusta, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Grantville, Ga. with Rev. Tony Key and Rev. Jimmy Evans officiating. Interment will be in the City of Grantville Cemetery. Mr. Johns was a native of Floyd Co., Ga. and a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church and an Army Veteran. Mr. Johns is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Debra Moon Johns of Gibson; three sons, Randal Sorrells of Hephzibah, Billy Johns, Jr. of Grantville, and Jones William Willis, III of Lafrance, S.C.; two daughters, Pamala Oneal of Grantville and Sherry Wade of Gibson; one brother, Gary Johns of Grantville; two sisters, Ella Mae Wadsworth of Franklin, Ga. and Mary Ann Hall of Grantville; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends today from 3-5 p.m. at the funeral home and from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, Ga., is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-August 14, 2007