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Frances Estelle Johns Thrift
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1922
Brantley County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 2006
Ware County
Georgia, USA

Frances Estelle Johns Thrift
Born in Brantley County, GA on Jul. 15, 1922
Departed on Aug. 7, 2006 and resided in Waycross, Ware County, GA

Visitation: Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006
Service: Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006
Cemetery: Kettle Creek Cemetery

Mrs. Frances Estelle Johns Thrift, 84, died Monday (August 7, 2006) at the Satilla Regional Medical Center after lengthy illness.

She was a native of Brantley County but has resided most of her life in Waycross. She was the wife of the late Leroy "Roy" Thrift and the daughter of the late James Royal Johns, Sr. and Arizona Estelle Johns. She was preceded in death by a brother, James Royal "J.R." Johns, Jr.; two half sisters, Icy Lee Grooms Rozier and Corean Lee Mixon and several cousins.

She had worked at the ship yards during World War II as a Welder. She was a member of the Wahoma Church of God of Prophecy.

The survivors include by a sister, Myrtle L. Johns Tyre of Waycross; two special nieces, Betty A Taylor Moore of Hoboken and Ethel Virginia Taylor Kutchar of Waycross; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday (August 10, 2006) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. The burial will be at the Kettle Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
Family links: 
  James Royal Johns (1901 - 1984)
  Arizona Estelle Johns (1899 - 1959)
  Leroy Thrift (1913 - 1982)*
  Icie Jane Lee Rozier (1917 - 1987)**
  Corean Lee Mixon (1919 - 1978)**
  Frances Estelle Johns Thrift (1922 - 2006)
  Myrtle L. Johns Tyre (1927 - 2012)*
  James Royal Johns (1933 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Kettle Creek Cemetery
Ware County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24420304
Frances Estelle <i>Johns</i> Thrift
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Frances Estelle <i>Johns</i> Thrift
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