Johnie South, 87, of Auburn, formerly of Atlanta and Kentucky passed away June 11, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellymae South and granddaughter, Maria-Victoria Boucugnani. He is survived by daughter, Denise "Dee" South, step-daughter, Linda Boucugnani-Whitehead Thomas, step-son, Joseph Sturgeon and Claire Flanagan; brother, Albert South; sister, Jewell South; grandson, Adams Williams and step-grandson, David Boucugnani Shaunda. A service of remembrance will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 11 o'clock at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Dr. Lamar Holley officiating. In lieu of flowers, and in memory of Nell, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. box 56566, Atlanta, GA 30343. Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Dear Dee Dee Bird and family; We will always remember Mr. John as a kind soul who loved his home and family and always had an open door. He was an exemplary good man and will be missed. You are in our hearts and prayers, always.

    Love Michael, Sylvia and the rest of the Gross family and the old Carolyn Drive gang!

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