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Charles Ashley Johnson
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1931
Coffee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 2013
Brantley County
Georgia, USA

Riverside Community - Charles Ashley Johnson, 82 of the Riverside Community, passed away late Sunday night (November 17, 2013) at his residence following an extended illness.

Born August 26, 1931, in Nichols, GA. His parents were Johnny C. and Carmen Waters Shaw Johnson. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Hazel Elizabeth Johnson; a brother, Larry Johnson; and a special aunt Weezee.

Charles served in the Korean War on active duty and when he came home married Mrs. Barbara and moved to Fernandina to make his living as a machinist at Container Coorporation. After retiring, he moved with his wife to Nahunta, GA in 2000.

Charles was a member of Riverside Chapel Baptist Church. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and enjoyed Geneology, he was a member of many organizations including, Historical Society, Masonic Lodge of Fernandina Beach (Amelia Lodge #47 F & AM), and Shriners, and also a member of International Association of Machinists and Aero Space Workers for 37 years and served as president for many years.

He is leaving behind his wife of 56 years, Barbara Ann Herrin Johnson, of Riverside Community, 5 generations of children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Children include, Susan Parker (John), Sharron Johns (Devon), Charles Michael (Juanita), and Amber Middleton (Jamin) all of Riverside; Grandchildren include, Kelly Hatton, Ashley Douglas, Zachary Parker, George and Brody Middleton, and Carmen Johnson; Great Grandchildren include, Chelsea Lynn and Courtney Hatton, and Johnathan, Jayden, and Loretta Douglas; Great Great Grandsons include, Parker Lynn and Chandler Sellers. Also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Visitation will be held Tuesday evening (November 19, 2013) at 6PM, at Riverside Chapel Baptist Church.
A Funeral service will be held Wednesday (November 20, 2013) at 11AM at Riverside Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Wainright and Rev. Robert Huling.

Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Parker, Jamin Middleton, Ward Highsmith, J.R. Herrin, Don Herrin, E.B. Herrin, Devon Popham, and Chuck Conners.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing our online registry at

Frye Funeral Home
136 Satilla Ave
Nahunta, Georgia 31553
(912) 462-5151
Family links: 
  Johnnie Carroll Johnson (1906 - 1963)
  Carmen Earcel Waters Shaw (1905 - 1965)
Bethlehem Cemetery
Brantley County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
Record added: Nov 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120480540
Charles Ashley Johnson
Added by: Jerry Van Herrin
Charles Ashley Johnson
Added by: Jerry Van Herrin
Charles Ashley Johnson
Added by: Jerry Van Herrin
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Daddy,I miss you sooooo very much I just can't explain the emptiness i feel inside. I know your in a better place and your pain is gone away but that don't make it any easier I WILL ALWAYS KEEP YOU IN MY THOUGHTS, AND MY LOVE FOR YOU WILL LAST FOREVER ...(Read more)
- Sharon and Devon
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
We will miss you. Thank you for all your genealogy contributions. God bless.
- Pamela
 Added: Dec. 10, 2013

- Thousandwinds
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013
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