Gracie Mallard and Hinton C. Johnson were united in marriage on August 11, 1950, in Woodbine.

Mr. Johnson was involved in ministry until 1995, during which his wife offered her support.

Since exchanging nuptials, the couple has lived in Savannah, Cordele, Waycross and Sterling.

The Johnsons currently live in Brunswick.

They have two children, Ray A. Johnson and Sharon Merritt; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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