Johnson, James Allon (Rock Spring)

Thursday, September 6, 2018
James Allon Johnson, 68, of Rock Spring, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Christian faith. He was employed with Norfolk-Southern Railroad for more than 30 years as a supervisor, and enjoyed watching westerns and playing golf. He was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and loved Alabama Football “Roll Tide”, he also enjoyed going on vacations, spending time on the beach and just being with family and friends. He was a loving and devoted son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, that will be truly missed by all who knew him. 

He was preceded in death by his father, James Everett Johnson and his son, James Allon Johnson, Jr.

Survivors include his mother, Betty Anderson Johnson; his loving wife of more than 50 years, Betty Mayo Johnson; children and spouses, Rebecca and Richard Sproat, Alex Johnson, Rachel and Chris Rose and Jeremy and Kim Johnson; brother, Terry Johnson; sister, Enola Johnson; six grandchildren, Raphe Alexander, Parker Alexander, Kela Pierce, Hayden Johnson, Kennedy Johnson and Jordan Magnuson; four great-grandchildren, Jaxson Alexander, Myles Pierce, Harleigh Alexander and Londyn Alexander; and numerous extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. in the Fuller Independent Baptist Church, with Bro. Kevin Wallace officiating. Burial will follow in the Fuller Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 5 p.m. on Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home. The family will also receive friends on Friday from 1 p.m. at Fuller Independent Baptist Church. 

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home Fort Oglethorpe.

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