Mr. Johnny Phillip “Big John” Strain, of Bowdon, Georgia, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013. He was 53.
Mr. Strain was born in Bowdon, Georgia on April 2, 1960 to the late Frank and Pearl Lucier Strain. He worked as a dispatcher at Heard County Concrete.
Survivors include his wife Missy Strain; his daughter and her husband Tiffany and Brian Gordon; his daughter Brittney Strain; his brothers and their spouses Frankie and Carolyn Strain and Joey and Tammy Strain; his nieces and nephews Jimmy and Kristen Strain, Jennifer Strain and Dakota Strain; his step-grandson Xander Gordon and his future granddaughter Lilli Gordon.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Tyus Baptist Church with Bro. Justin Richards and Bro. Quinnon Duncan officiating.
Pallbearers will be Justin Ethridge, Andy Ethridge, Lance Ethridge, Bobby Bounds, Michael Brown, Richard Yates, Jeremy Wright, Tony Ertzberger, Steven Huckebea and Rodney Williams and the deacons of Tyus Baptist Church will be the Honorary Pallbearers. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends will receive friend at the Rainwater funeral home on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 3:00 until 5:00 pm and then again from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.