Ms. Clarita Bagley Johnston, 86, passed away peacefully Monday, October 15, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her children.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 20, 2018 in the Chapel of Albritton Funeral Directors with Rev. Robbie Paulk officiating. Debra Folsom will be delivering Eulogy. Ms. Johnston will be laid to rest at Oakridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. before the service at the funeral home.
Her grandsons, Jason Ross, Blake Folsom, Jared Ross, Griffin Harper, Jacob Harper, Stephen Chadwick, Paxton Morris and Matt Howell will serve as pallbearers.
Ms. Johnston was born September 17, 1932 in Coffee County to the late John A. Bagley and Clytie Jones Bagley. She was also preceded in death by a sister Anna Faye Bagley. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Tifton. She was retired but she remained very active with her family. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, reading, loved people and was a friend to many.
Ms. Johnston is survived by one son, Hal and Krista Harper of Tifton; three daughters, Debra and Stan Folsom of Barney, Denise and Randy Sauls of Valdosta and Donna and Randy Ross of Tifton; ten grandchildren, Daphne Folsom, Jason and Miranda Ross, Deidre and Stephen Chadwick, Hilary and Paxton Morris, Blake Folsom, Jared and Katelyn Ross, Sarah and Matt Howell, Griffin Harper, Emily Sauls and Jacob Harper; six great grandchildren, Camden Chadwick, Lucas Chadwick, Harper Ross, Davis Ross, Anna Chadwick and Ellis Ross; one brother, John and Ferrell Bagley, Jr. of Centerville, Ga.
Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to the Wesley Glen Ministries, 4580 N. Mumford Road, Macon, Ga. 31210; Special Hearts Club Tift Co High School c/o Tammy Jones, PO Box 38, Brookfield, Ga. 31727; First United Methodist Church of Tifton, 107 12th St., West, Tifton, Ga. 31794.
Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.