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Johnny Clarence Terrell
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home

On Nov. 18, 1949, Johnny Clarence Terrell was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gabe (Ida) Terrell.

 Johnny attended East Newton Elementary School and graduated from R.L. Cousins High School. After graduation he worked at the Old Cow Palace Restaurant on Highway 278 in Covington for several years.

 He later moved to Atlanta, where he started his own cleaning business. Johnny loved playing the guitar. Some of his favorite singers were Sam Cooke and Jimi Hendrix. He moved back to Covington years later, where he worked for Beaver Manufacturing in Mansfield for a few years.

 Johnny was placed in the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville. After being struck by two cars in two separate years, he spent a few years in the home, then he returned to his Covington home where he finished out his years riding his bike all over the county. 

He departed his earthly life on Saturday, July 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Mr. Grady Terrell, Mr. Willie Terrell, Mr. Robert Terrell and Mr. Charles Terrell.

He leaves to cherish his memories, one brother, Mr. Henry Terrell, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 A homegoing celebration began at 1 p.m. Friday, July 20, at Poplar Hill AME Church in Mansfield with the Rev. Nicole Durham as pastor and the Rev. Gerald Terrell as eulogist. Burial followed in the church’s cemetery.

Family and friends served as floral bearers and pallbearers.

The family of the late Mr. Johnny Clarence Terrell extends their greatest appreciation for each act of kindness, prayers and expressions of love shown during this time of bereavement. Please continue to pray for the strength of our family. May God bless each of you.