November 2, 1938 - May 18, 2021
Juanita Brookins Johnson Avery, age 82, of Milledgeville, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Funeral servces for Juanita Avery will be conducted Friday, May 21, 2021 at 4:00pm in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville with Rev. Billy Hargrove officiating. Interment will follow in the Johnson Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Williams Funeral Home on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 3:00pm until the service hour. A native and lifelong resident of Milledgeville, Juanita was born November 2, 1938 to the late Elmer Brookins and the late Maggie Brookins. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Harold “Billy” Brookins, Sr., by a sister and brother-in-law, Louise & Frank McDade, and by a brother, Alan Brookins. Juanita was a Graduate of Peabody High School’s Class of 1956, and received her degree in Nursing from Georgia College. She retired after over 30 years, as a Registered Nurse, from the Culver Kidd Building at Central State Hospital. She loved Nursing, and she enjoyed gardening and taking care of her flowers. Juanita was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. Juanita is survived by: 5 children, Karen Smith of Milledgeville, Raymond “Pete” Johnson of Milledgeville, Anita (& Butch) McGahee of McIntyre, Sheila Whidby of Milledgeville, and Maggie (& John) Coker of Milledgeville ; 1 brother, Charles Brookins, Sr. ; 1 sister-in-law, SheReia Brookins ; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. The family will accept flowers, however, those who wish may make Memorial Contributions to the Parkinsons Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131. Condolences may be expressed online at: www.williamsfuneral.net Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements.
Juanita Brookins Johnson Avery, age 82, of Milledgeville, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Funeral servces for Juanita Avery will be conducted Friday, May 21, 2021 at 4:00pm in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville with Rev.... View Obituary & Service Information
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