Virgil Johns Sr., 90, of Glen St. Mary died August 8, 2011. He was born in Taylor to the late George Johns and Ella Maude Bennett Johns on June 29, 1921 and was a lifelong resident of Baker County. He attended the Mac—-clenny Primitive Baptist Church.
Virgil loved fishing, gardening, working on lawn mowers and playing the banjo. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Ruby J. Johns, and his son George Ray Johns.Survivors include his children Charlotte J. (Woody) Crews and Virgil (Marilyn) Johns, both of Glen St. Mary; cousin Mamie Combs of Glen St. Mary; 11 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
The funeral service for Mr. Johns will be held on Friday August 12 at 11:00 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services chapel in Macclenny with Pastor Bobby Crews and Elder David Crawford officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday August 11 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home.