Memorial Services for Willie “Cyril” Johnson of Covington will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 at noon at the Good Hope Baptist Church, located at 1142 Highway 162, South (in the Springhill Community), Covington GA. Pastor Eddie J. Tomlinson officiating and Rev. David Johnson, Eulogist.
The remains will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Family and friends are to meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willie C (Thomasina) Johnson, 150 Tempie Road, Covington, Ga. 30016 at 11 a.m.
Funeral arrangements by Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home located 1163 Reynolds Street SW, Covington, GA 30014 770- 786-6177.
Willie Cyril Johnson entered into eternal peace on Wednesday morning, April 23, 2014 at Newton Medical Center, Covington Ga. at the age of 51 years of age.
Affectionately called Cyril, was born on May 13, 1962. He was the oldest child born to Dea. Willie C and Mrs. Deloria Johnson. He graduated from Newton High School in 1980, and later attended Hiwassee College in Madisonville TN and DeKalb Technical College in Decatur GA.
Cyril joined the Good Hope Baptist Church at an early age. He loved the Lord and thoroughly enjoyed all of the blessing given to him by the Master. Cyril also enjoyed life, and was always ready to make a person laugh. He loved his family, cousins and friends dearly.
In 1997, he married Selina Allen-Johnson and together they had one daughter, Tambria. He was preceded in death by his beloved mother Mrs. Deloria Johnson and step-son Mr. Jechory Allen.
Cyril leaves his happy, fun and loving memories to be cherished by his wife, Mrs. Salina Allen Johnson; Daughters Ms. Angel Johnson, Mr. & Mrs. Michel (Cyrice) Malcom & Miss Tambria Johnson; Step-daughter Ms. Shandreika Allen; Sons, Mr. Rocquez Johnson, Mr. Rashad Johnson & Mr. Bill Clark. His father and step-mother, Mr. Willie C (Thomasina) Johnson; Sister Nena Johnson; brothers Mr. & Mrs. Larry (Angie) Johnson and Waymon Cardell Johnson; Grandchildren, Aniya Johnson, Makhi & Shania Malcolm, and Rheyden Chandler Johnson; Nieces Lantrice Johnson,
Tonisha Johnson, and Nephew Corey Franklin. Also a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
When tomorrow starts without me, and I am not here to see;
If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled with tears for me.
I know how much you love me, just as much as I love you;
And each time you think of me, I know you’ll miss me too.
But when tomorrow starts without me please try to understand;
That Jesus came and called my name, and I reached and accepted His hand.
The family will receive friends for a “Celebration of Life Gathering” on Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willie C. (Thomasina) Johnson (his father’s home) located 150 Tempie Road, Covington Ga.