August 21, 1934 - December 29, 2021
Statesboro, Georgia Ms. Polly Brack Akins Johnson, 87, died Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at her home following a short illness. She was named after her great grandmother May “Polly” Brack (Elijah Akins). She grew up in the Akins community and graduated from Stilson High School in 1952 and later graduated from Draughons Business College in Savannah, Georgia. She worked for Commercial Credit and later worked as an executive assistant at Georgia Southern University until her retirement. She was a member of Brooklet Primitive Baptist Church. Polly is preceded in death by her parents John Leahmon and Dollie Mae Gill Akins, her son Mark Johnson, two sisters Betty Neal and Loretta Lust, her brother Gilbert Akins; brothers-in-law Theron Neal and Robert Lust and her former husband and father of her children, John Paul Johnson. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Robbin and Kurt Steiner of Albany, GA her son and daughter-in-law Alan and Rose Maria Johnson of Glennville, GA and her brother and sister-in-law Edwin and Danalyn Akins of Stilson; sister-in-law Glenda Akins; her grandchildren Cynthia Cartee of Statesboro, Tara (Michael) Weatherford of College Station, Texas, James (Telisha) Beatty of Statesboro, Jessica (Tyler) Smith of Edwards Air Force Base California, Rebekah (Ben) Sammons of Brooklet, GA, Phillip Johnson of Statesboro and several great grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday January 1, 2022 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am in the chapel of Joiner Anderson Funeral Home followed by a service at 11:00 am with Elder Randy Waters officiating with Elder Steve Taylor assisting. Burial will be at Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dennis Akins, William “Bill” Akins, Randy Neal, James B. “Jimmy” Hayes, Mark Fordham, Edward Akins II, Craig Rigdon and Stephen Ingram. Memorial contributions may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice P.O. Box 531 Statesboro, GA 30459. Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.
Statesboro, Georgia Ms. Polly Brack Akins Johnson, 87, died Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at her home following a short illness. She was named after her great grandmother May “Polly” Brack (Elijah Akins). She grew up in the Akins... View Obituary & Service Information
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