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September 22, 2014
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Rebecca J. Johnson, 74, formerly of St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

Born Dec. 5, 1939, in Folkston, she was the daughter of the late Lewis T. and Cora Lee Allen. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Johnson; two sisters, Madeline Smith and Desi Nichols; and two brothers, Louis Thomas Allen Jr. and James Allen.

Mrs. Johnson lived in St. Marys many years prior to moving to Homeland. She was retired from Gilman Paper Mill and the bag plant, and was a member of Burnt Fort Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, from the graveside at Homeland Cemetery in Charlton County, with Pastor John Floyd officiating.

Pallbearers were Mark Smith, Rusty Smith, Calvin Cox Jr., Calvin Cox Sr., J.R. Williams and David Harris. Honorary pallbearers were Danny Douglas and Stephen Douglas.

Survivors include her sons, Leon Dyal Jr. (Susan) and Richard Dyal of Kingsland; sister, Martis O’Quinn of Waverly; grandson, Robert Dyal; and several nieces and nephews.

The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Johnson be made to the Burnt Fort Baptist Church, 9818 Burnt Fort Road, White Oak, GA 31568.

Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.