Russell Derrel Johns Sr.

Published 12:39 pm Friday, May 19, 2023

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Mr. Russell Derrel Johns Sr., 95, of Andalusia, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023, peacefully at his home.

Russell Derrel Johns Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Johns will be Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m., at Foreman Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Thorne and Pastor John Hunt officiating. Interment will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Johns will be Friday, May 19, at 5:30 p.m. at Foreman Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Brodie Maddox, Tyler Tucker, Brent Tucker, J.C. Cross, Eli Rempel, Jake Johns, Chris Johns, Sean O’Rourke, and Emilie Long.

Mr. Russell is survived by a son, Kenneth Alpha Johns (Kim) of Andalusia; four daughters, Gwen (Ricky) Sightler of Andalusia, Sarah (Rick) Thorne of Phenix City, Alabama, Patsy (Bruce) Stinson of Andalusia, and Nancy (Sean) O’Rourke of Andalusia; 19 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Johns is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Doris Annette Johns; son, Russell Johns Jr.; and four siblings, John Thomas Johns, Willie Ben Johns, Annie Mae Ryals, and Mable Jewel Taylor.

The family will accept flowers.

Those unable to attend may sign the online guestbook at