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Mr. Charles Robert Johns, age 94, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital.

Born February 5, 1923 in Toccoa, he was a son of the late Andrew Paul and Ola Willingham Johns. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and was retired from Coats and Clark. Charles was a United States Army World War II Veteran serving in the European Theater. He was at the D-Day invasion and was also part of the liberation of Paris, France.

Family members include a special friend of the family, Neal Binder; nephew, Bobby Merkle; niece, Margaret Johns Cash; and numerous other great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, William Andrew Johns, John Paul Johns, and Frank Cannon Johns; sisters, Elizabeth Garner, Emily Merkle, and Lucy Hay; nephews, Frank Johns, Jr. and Jimmy Merkle; and a niece, Mary Johns Graves.

Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Craig Brown officiating.

Burial will follow at Stephens Memorial Gardens with Military Honors provided by the Georgia National Guard and the V. F. W. Post 4346.

Members of the V. F. W. Post 4346 will serve as pallbearers.

Neal Binder, David Cash, Roger Cannon, Allan Ramsay, George Hosea, Jimmy Dryman, and Harold Alexander will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorial donations to Meals On Wheels c/o Stephens County Senior Center, 55 Roselane Park Drive, Toccoa, GA 30577 or Shiloh Baptist Church, 778 Lake Louise Road, Toccoa, GA 30577.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6pm – 8pm Monday, May 15, 2017.

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

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