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Thomas F. Johnson, 71

Passed Away: 02/21/2013

Mr. Thomas F. Johnson, age 71, of Murrayville, GA, passed away Thursday February 21, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness.

Thomas was born in Peekskill, NY, and moved to his Murrayville home 9 years ago from Delaware. He had been a carpenter for Paitsel Construction, and was a member of Brown’s Chapel Church in Lumpkin County. He was a wonderful “Pop-Pop” to numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Dicky Johnson.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Phyllis Flees Johnson; sons, Claude, David, and Sidney Paitsel, sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Mary Lou Paitsel, all of Magnolia, DE, son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Kerri Paitsel, Murrayville, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Tonia and Paul Inge, Dover, DE; and sisters, Kathie and JoAnne of Arizona. 19 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren also survive.

A memorial service for Thomas will be held at 6:30 PM Saturday, March 2 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega, GA.

Rev. Junior Evans will officiate.

The family will receive friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega one hour prior to the service and immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Banister Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses at 2068 Hwy. 19 North, Dahlonega, GA 30533.

Online condolences may be made at

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.

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