Pastor Jeanette Mikell Johnson was born on December 10, 1945, to the late Eugene Mikell Sr. and Ella Denson Mikell. She was preceded in death by three siblings: Rubin Mikell Sr., Eugene Mikell Jr., and Sarah Moore,daughter Linda Lovette; brother-in-law Willie Lee Moore; sisters-in-law Shirley Mikell, Pinkie Mikell and Martha Mikell.
She was a faithful member and Pastor of Faith Mission Ministries in Pembroke, GA. She enjoyed writing gospel songs. Her favorite song she wrote was “On The Wings of a Dove.” Pastor Johnson was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June 2019, but she held steadfast and her faith in God never wavered in praising God until her peaceful transition on that beautiful Friday morning, December 27, 2019.
Jeanette Mikell was united in marriage to Burnice Johnson on May 29, 1971.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories with her husband Burnice Johnson of 48 years and their 10 children: Tracy (Christina) Johnson, Darian (Beverly) Johnson, Latrese (Jerry) Mikell, Jemena (Hayward) Fields, Aundra Johnson, Kimmley (Melanie) Johnson, Stephanie (Wayne) Hines, Burnicetine Johnson, Chris (Raven) Amica, Scottie (Bobbi) Evans; son-in-law Carl Lovette; Brothers: Joseph Mikell, Walter (Betty) Mikell, Edward (Mary) Mikell and one brother-in-law Elmore Smith. Sisters: Eloise Moore, Retha Mae Bryant, Ernestine (Jimmy) Murray, Ruth (Ernest) Brown, Christine Smith, and Lou Ella McQueen.
27 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive visitors on Friday, January 3, 2020, 5-7 PM at Craig R.Tremble Funeral Home, 238 West Main St., Statesboro. Life Celebration Saturday, January 4, 2020, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church #1, 120 Mt. Olive Church Road, Nevils, GA. Interment: Bulloch Memorial Cemetery.
Smalls Funeral Home, Inc. of Guyton, Georgia is in charge of the services.
203 Samuel Smalls Sr. Ave. P. O. Box 26
Guyton, Georgia 31312
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