Johnnie Etta Williams Starnes, 52


Mrs. Johnnie Etta Williams Starnes, 52, of Swainsboro, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 15, at Swainsboro Auditorium. Interment followed in Green Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 14, at Chapman Funeral Home.

Mrs. Starnes was born September 21, 1970, in Swainsboro, to Robert Henry Williams and Johnnie Mae Woods Williams. Johnnie was raised in Summertown. She attended Summertown Elementary School and Swainsboro High School. Johnnie was full of life and was a dedicated mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was a CNA at PruittHealth for 23 years. Johnnie accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at Full Deliverance Church of Jesus in Swainsboro. Mrs. Starnes is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Lee Starnes.

Johnnie’s memories will forever be cherished in the hearts of her three children, Sterlyng Williams, Kaisha Williams, both of Swainsboro, and Domanique Williams of Savannah; three sisters, Sallie Hill of Midville, Melissa Williams and Shveckia Hoover, both of Swainsboro; five brothers, Robert Williams, Timothy Williams, Leartus Williams (Shirlene), Freddie Williams, and Willie Williams (Chondra), all of Swainsboro; six grandchildren, Irihanna Williams, Christian Williams, Dearria Williams, Ayden Cochran, Saaphyria Robinson, and Al’Tyrion Williams; God-daughter, Taylor Roberts of Swainsboro; very special friends, Priscilla Williams and Gloria Whigham; a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, extended relatives, and friends.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.