Powell E. (Gene) Johns, age 90 of Dover, TN, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Tennova Healthcare. He was born August 21, 1928 in Eagleville (Rutherford Co.), Tennessee, son of the late Winfred and Pearl Holder Johns. Mr. Johns served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a retired tax auditor for the TN Dept. of Employment Security. He was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church in Franklin, attended Ft. Donelson United Methodist Church, and a member of Edgefield Masonic Lodge in Nashville, TN.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by daughters, Susan Johns DeVaughn, Darlene Johns, brother, J.W. Johns, and sister, Elizabeth Johns Gillum.
Survivors include his wife, Donna McGregor Johns, Dover, TN, son, Chris (Michelle) Johns, Chapel Hill, TN, stepson, John Stephen (Andrea) Maholland, Pleasant View, TN., stepdaughter, Terre Maholland (Allen) Ralls, Dover, TN., son-in-law, David DeVaughn, Corinth, MS., sister-in-law, Ruby Johns, Ashland City, TN., 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 11:00 on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Hillcrest Cemetery with Dr. Robert Webster officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time of service on Wednesday. Pallbearers will be Luke Maholland, John Maholland, Andrew Maholland, Seth Estock, Steve Johns, Philip Howell, Ben Ralls and Leonard Flint.
Arrangements are entrusted to Anglin Funeral Home, Dover, Tennessee.