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James B. Johnston

September 20, 1935 October 5, 2018
James B. Johnston
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Obituary for James B. Johnston

James B. Johnston, 83, of Hampton passed away on Friday evening, October 5, 2018. He was born on September 20, 1935 in Red Bay, AL to the late Viola and Wilbert Johnston. He was retired from Optima Enclosures, a division of Scientific Atlanta. He loved farming and also drove a school bus in Red Bay, AL and in Henry County. His true love was gospel music and he sang in the Master’s Quartet in the 1960’s.
He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marcene Johnston; his son, J. Byron (BJ) Johnston and his wife Tanya and grandchildren Kristopher Johnston and Marissa Beatty and great-grandchildren, Kallie and Braxie; his son, Dale Johnston and his wife Linda and grandchildren, Crystal Johnston and Brittany (Jonathan) Dix and great-grandchildren, Logan, Camden, Addison and Ivy; and his daughter Tammy Lawrence (George) and his grandchildren, David Lawrence and Jonathan (Ashley) Lawrence and great-grandchild, Aubrey; step-son Nicky Cantrell and his wife Janice, and grandchildren Brandon (Denee) Cantrell and Jennifer (Daniel) McGuire, great-grandchildren Ty and Hailey.
His funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, October 8, 2018 in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Scott McGinnis officiating. Burial will be at Barnesville Cemetery in Hamilton, AL. The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 PM on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Sunday

7

Oct

4:00 PM 10/7/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 10/7/2018 6:00:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville
180 N Jeff Davis Drive Fayetteville 30214 GA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

8

Oct

1:00 PM 10/8/2018 1:00:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville
180 N Jeff Davis Drive Fayetteville 30214 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Barnesville Cemetery Final Resting Place

Highway 19
Hamilton, AL 35570

Highway 19 Hamilton 35570 AL
United States
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