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Karen Joan Jackson
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Karen Joan Jackson Johnson, 55, of Monticello, died Nov. 6 at Abbey Hospice, Social Circle. Mrs. Johnson was born in DeKalb County and lived in Covington for a number of years before moving to Monticello seven years ago. She was a member of Smithboro Baptist Church. Father, Spurgeon "Spurgie" Eugene Jackson and grandson, Samuel Williams, preceded her in death.

  Surviving are husband David Johnson of Monticello; children Trina Williams, Melissa Lentini, and Melody Jones, all of Monticello, and David Johnson of Locust Grove; grandchildren Britt Williams, Jonathan Williams, Morgan Williams, Eric Petty, Dallas Wooley, Dakota Wooley, Ashley Johnson, Anthony Lentini, Sicily Lentini, Andrew Lentini, Breanna Jones, and Kaylee Jones; mother Anne Runelle Lowe Jackson of Monticello; and brothers and sisters Gene Jackson of Loganville, Tim Jackson of Covington, Andy Jackson of Snellville, Marsha Johnson of Ellenwood, Cindy Jackson of Monticello, and Wanda Brooks of Cumming.

  Funeral services will be held today, Nov. 9, at 2:00 p.m. at Smithboro Baptist Church in Monticello with the Rev. Al Butler officiating. Interment will follow in West View Cemetery, Monticello. Serving as pallbearers will be Morgan Williams, Shane Jones, Vince Lentini, Eric Johnson, Eric PettyS and Allen Parker.