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Marilyn June (Sanders) Johns

May 1, 1935 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 84)


Marilyn Sanders Johns, Bamberg, SC

Mrs. Marilyn Sanders Johns, 84, of Bamberg, SC passed from this earth to be with her Lord, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services for Mrs. Johns will be held 11:00AM Friday, August 9, 2019, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 11761 Heritage Highway, Bamberg, SC. Burial will follow at Bamberg County Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Johns was born in Bamberg County, South Carolina on May 1, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Frampton Leighton Sanders and the late Jennie Lou Hartzog Sanders.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She enjoyed fishing, shopping, working in her yard, and reading. In addition to her family and friends, she also loved her special canine companion of 16 years, her beloved dog, Honey. She served as a Clerk for ProductionCredit Association for 13 years; and Administrative Clerk for Westinghouse Savannah River Site for 16 years.

Survivors include her sons Dalma (Dal) Breland Johns, III, (Janice) of Gilbert, SC; Michael (Mickey) David Johns of Barnwell, SC; and Barry Darin Johns, (Donna) of Lexington, SC. Grandsons: Corey Johns, Brandon Johns, Matthew Johns, Ryan Johns (Liza), Hunter Johns, & Tyler Johns (Tara). Granddaughter: Jenna Johns (Cody) Still and one great granddaughter: Kaylee Johns. Sister: Gloria Caughman of Beech Island, SC. Sisters in law: Betty Johns Parker (Dave) of Morehead City, NC; Fay Sanders of Olar, SC; and Brother in law: Warren Taylor of Olar, SC. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 59 years, Dalma Breland Johns, Jr.; sisters: Alma S. Taylor and Elboner S. Morris; brothers: K.U. (Mary) Sanders, Julian Sanders, Loyal Sanders, and Framp Sanders.

Memorials may be sent to Mizpah United Methodist Church, PO Box 805, Olar, SC 29843 or Trinity Unity Methodist Church, PO Box 335, Bamberg, SC 29003 or Ezekiel Ministries, PO Box

30291, Columbia, SC 29230.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 11761 Heritage Highway, Bamberg, SC.

Cooner Funeral Home, LLC, of Bamberg ( is in charge of service arrangements.

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August 8, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
11761 Heritage Highway
Bamberg, SC 29003

Funeral Service
August 9, 2019

11:00 AM
Trinity United Methodist Church
11761 Heritage Highway
Bamberg, SC 29003

August 9, 2019

11:45 AM
Bamberg County Memory Gardens
14836 Heritage Hwy
Bamberg, SC 29003

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