Johnny Shanon Averett

April 25, 1977 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 43)

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Mr. Johnny Shanon Averett, 43, of Swainsboro passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro following a brief illness.


Mr. Averett was born April 25, 1977 in Swainsboro to Johnny Edward Averett & Debra Lynn Davis Smoak. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Robert Averett; maternal grandparents, Howell & Hilda Davis; step-brother, Billy Smoak. Mr. Averett was born and raised in Swainsboro and worked in construction for many years. He loved racing, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his friends. Mr. Averett loved all types of cars.


Survivors include his father, Edward (Terrie) Averett of Swainsboro; mother, Debra (Gaines) Smoak of Newington; son, Champ Averett of Swainsboro; daughter, Angel (Jonathan) Stevens of Swainsboro; grandson, Slate Stevens of Swainsboro; companion, Mollie Scott of Swainsboro; paternal grandmother, Edna Averett of Twin City; brothers, Shane (Katherine) Averett, Jeremy (Whitney) Averett, both of Swainsboro, Wes (Jennifer) Averett of Summertown; step-brothers, Phillip (Walkiria) Akridge of Summertown, Bryan Akridge of Norristown, Curt (Amanda) Smoak of Hiltonia; step-sisters, Jessica Byrd of Norristown, Donna (Thomas) Oliver of Hiltonia, Wendy (Chris) Young of Swainsboro; special aunts, Ann Johnson, Joan Morgan; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many friends.


Graveside Service will be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Friday, June 26, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home.


Pallbearers are Richard Miller, Carroll Morgan, Ben Woods, Kevin Flanders, Phillip Akridge, and Bryan Akridge.


In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, 6 feet rule will be enforced during viewing and service.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Johnny Shanon Averett, 43, of Swainsboro.

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June 26, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home
427 North Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Graveside Service
June 27, 2020

3:00 PM
Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery
Hwy 57 West
Kited, Ga 31049

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