John S. Johns

Published 1:01 pm Thursday, September 1, 2016

John S. Johns, 82, of Fairfax County, died August 26, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Dr. Vernon Johns and Altona Trent Johns; and two brothers, Vernon Increase Johns and William Trent Johns.

Surviving are his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Lambert Johns; son, John Stanley Johns; sisters, Altona Anderson of Oakland, California, Enid Johns of Reston, and Jeanne Johns Adkins of Petersburg; sisters-in-law, Dr. Anne Johnson (Nelson) of Overland Park, Kansas, Sylvia Lambert and Carolyn Lambert, both of Richmond and Helen Johns of Washington, D.C.; brothers-in-law, John Lambert Sr. (Lillian) and Richard Lambert Sr. (Delorise), all of Richmond; devoted nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Remains rest at Scott’s Funeral Home, 115 E. Brookland Park Blvd., Richmond, VA 23222 where a funeral service was held Thursday, Sept. 1 at 2 p.m.

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Interment services will be held Friday, Sept. 2 at noon at Johns Family Historic Cemetery, 5737 Darlington Heights Road, Farmville.

Please make donations to the Robert Russa Moton Museum, 900 Griffin Blvd., Farmville, VA 23901.  Scott’s Funeral Home, Richmond, served the family. Online guest book at