Johnnie Carroll Stevens, age 82, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at Coffee Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Stevens was born on January 10, 1936 in Douglas, Georgia the son of the late Johnnie Stevens and Vera Brigmond Stevens.
Mr. Stevens was retired after thirty-eight years as a technician with Local Telephone Co. and General Telephone and was a member of Rocky Pond Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Vera Denise Drummond and three brothers, Bobby Gene Stevens, Clydene Stevens and Johnny Junior Stevens.
Survivors include his wife, Lurlyne Cox Stevens of Douglas, GA; daughter, Jackie Stevens Hathaway of Douglas, GA; son, Steve Carroll Stevens of Douglas, GA; two sisters, Jeanette Underwood of Cordele, GA and Sandra Stevens of Valdosta, GA; grandchildren, Stewart Arnold, David Drummond, Kyle Courson, Brandon Courson and Carey Stevens and great grandchildren.
Funeral services were on Saturday May 26, 2018 at 3:00pm at Rocky Pond Baptist Church with Rev. Lonnie Spikes officiating. Mr. Stevens will lie-in-state from 2:00pm until time of service. Interment will follow at Douglas City Cemetery. The family received friends Friday evening from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Sims Funeral Home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.com.
Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.