Mrs. Johnnie Mae Moxley, age 95, of Tarrytown, died Sunday, May 23, 2021, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital in Vidalia after a brief illness. She was a native of Toombs County, and was a 1942 graduate of Vidalia High School. She lived in Tarrytown most of her life; she was a homemaker, and worked with the Tarrytown Post Office as Post Master Relief for thirty-four years. She was an active member of the Tarrytown Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school, sang in the choir, served as Vacation Bible School Director, served on the Pulpit Committee, and was church hostess. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edison William “EW” Moxley; parents, David Z. Atkins and Jennie Todd Atkins; one sister, Annie Pearl Stephens; and two brothers, Dewey Atkins and “JH” Atkins.
Survivors include four children, Steve Moxley and wife Caty of Derwood, Maryland, Sandra Quesada Martin and husband Lamar of Vidalia, Johnny Moxley and wife Jill of Martinez, and Michael Moxley and wife Dorothy of Valdosta; one sister, Blanche Reaves of Vidalia; three sisters-in-law, Sydney Newsome of the Taylor Springs Community, Wilma Moxley of the Kibbee Community, and Mary Atkins of Blackshear; seven grandchildren, Spencer Quesada and wife Kelly of Port Wentworth, Donna Quesada Manuel and husband Travis of Savannah, Charles Moxley and wife Sarah of Washington, DC, Benjamin Moxley of Orlando, Florida, Angela Felts and husband Drew of Statesboro, Mary J. Clanton and husband Chad of Thomasville, and Josh Moxley of Martinez; seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.
A graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, May 29th, at 10:30 a.m. at Ruth’s Chapel United Methodist Church with Dr. R. Clifton Drawdy and Dr. Jimmy Voyles officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tarrytown Baptist Church, 301 Main St., Tarrytown, GA 30470.
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