Gerald Reese Johns, age 56, of Henning, TN, departed this life on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.
Gerald was born in Lebanon, TN, the son of the late Geraldean and Theodore Lackey Johns. He worked for Dematic Corporation as a conveyor belt installer. He loved the outdoors and making things. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as doing carpentry and mechanical work.
He is survived by his wife, Tiffany Johns and his beloved companion, Blue of Henning, TN; one son, David Garrett of Ripley, TN; two brothers, Robert Johns and Sam Johns, both of Gordonsville, TN; four sisters, Susie Frances Johnson of Bradenton, FL, Debra Clifton of Lebanon, TN, Viola Goddard of Lebanon, TN and Loretta Scheuer of Syracuse, NY; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Mary Demps; brothers-in-law and sisters-in law, Christopher and Faye Demps, Mack and Katie McCluskey. He also leaves behind three grandchildren, Chelsea Larson, Axel Garrett, and Maci-Harper Garrett and numerous nieces and nephews, whom he loved dearly.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Jerry Johns, Doug Johns, Johnny Johns, Dan Johns, Mark Johns and one sister, Alene Johns.
The family has honored his wishes for cremation. All arrangements are under the direction of the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Gerald
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Lea & Simmons Funeral Home