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Johnnie Alford Creech

Obituary Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022

Johnnie Alford Creech, 82, of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022. 

Mr. Creech was born on January 30, 1939, in Augusta, GA to the late J.B. Creech and Melba Olivia Worsham Creech.  As a boy he loved sports and was a star basketball player.  Mr. Creech was a veteran of the United States Air Force, stationed in Great Britain, where he met his wife of 62 years, Judith.  After starting a family, he obtained his Master of Business Administration.  He was an accountant and plant controller having started his career at Columbia Nitrogen in Augusta, GA., then moving his family to Clarkesville in 1972 for a position with Scovill Manufacturing then retiring after working at Conditioned Air Systems in Gainesville.

Johnnie enjoyed basketball, bowling, and golf.  After retiring he became an avid woodworker, crafting many puzzles and toys for his family and great grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Judith Bowey Creech of Clarkesville; son Andrew of Augusta; daughter Vanessa (Lisa) of Alpharetta; son Richard (Shirley) of Hollywood, son John Benjamin of Olathe, KS; granddaughter Corlie of Augusta and great grandchildren Rivers, Lakelin and Brooks.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 pm on Friday, January 21, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.

A private graveside service will be held at Hillside Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Habersham County Animal Shelter, 4231 B Toccoa Hwy, Clarkesville, Ga. 30523.

An online guest registry is available for the Creech family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens (706-754-6256), 5495 Highway 197 S, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.

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Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens
5495 Highway 197 S, PO Box 305, Clarkesville 30523