Ann Johnson Jones
Ann Johnson Jones (MawMaw), 84, of Johns Creek, formally of Ty Ty, passed away after a brief illness on February 5, 2020.
Ann is survived by her daughters, Yvonne Jones of Kitakyushu, Japan, Bonnie Flanders (Malcolm) of Duluth, GA and Joanne Kemp (Martin) of Alpharetta, GA; two granddaughters, Leslie Hankins of Florence, AL and Allison Bird (Seth) of Dawsonville, GA; one great grandson, Finn Bird of Dawsonville, GA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Murray and Lola Johnson; brother Franklin Johnson; husband Erwin J. Jones; children Butch Jones and Patsy Jones Hankins.
Ann was born May 30, 1935 in Ty Ty. She lived her entire life, prior to her recent move to Johns Creek, within 3 miles of where she was born. She raised her 5 children before joining the Tift County Board of Education, first as a Teacher's Aide, then as Secretary of Matt Wilson School, ultimately obtaining her teaching degree at 45 years old. She taught Special Education at Tift County High School for 16 years. She held many positions of leadership with Tift County Retired Educators after retirement. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Ty Ty.
The family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation of Duluth, GA. A graveside service at First Baptist Church of Ty Ty will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her honor to First Baptist Church of Ty Ty, to be used for youth outreach services. Cards may be sent to the family c/o Joanne Kemp, 1220 Legend Run, Alpharetta, Ga 30005.
Published on February 6, 2020


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George Walker
Feb 10, 2020
She will be missed by all. May God give all of you comfort and peace knowing she was loved by many.
Jolene Jones
Feb 07, 2020
Joanne, I know you will miss her but I also know you will see her again. Love you so much, my sweet niece. God bless you. Aunt Jo and Uncle Jim
Carolyn Jones Watford
Feb 07, 2020
So sorry for your loss. I know she will be missed but pray God will give you comfort. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but love leaves memories no one can steal.