MACON — Johnnie L. Gavin died April 13, 2017, at DCH Regional Medical Center-Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Robert Gavin officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Church Cemetery. Visitation is from 1-6 p.m. today at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Mr. Gavin was born Aug. 10, 1950, to the late Jim Frank and Rosie Gavin. He was previously employed as a supervisor with Johnson Tombigbee. He was a mmeber of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He is survived by his sons, Danny Weatherby of East St. Louis, Illinois, and Robert Gavin of Columbus; daughters, Pauline Gavin and Ashley Young, both of Columbus, and Gerlinda Longstreet of Lexington, Kentucky; brother, Jimmie Gavin of Brooksville; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Dudley Hopkins Jr., Kennedy Hopkins, Leon Boyd, L.C. Gavin Jr. and Julius Boyd.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on April 21, 2017
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