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Richard Braun

My sixth grade teacher. She and Coach Johnson were wonderful people. I’m so sorry for your loss

Heather Lathbury Seckman

Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. My the Peace of Jesus comfort you and your family.

Brenda Addie

To the family of Mrs. Johnson, I am sorry for your loss! We have lost one of the best teacher we ever had in Liberty County! I am praying God will continue to wrap his loving arms around you during this time! Brenda Addie

Carla Goodwin

To the whole Johnson family, Jean was a very special person who we thought tge world of. We have missed her and Coach not being here. But I know that yall gave enjoy them being with yall. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with yall. Cherish tge wonderful memories. Bill and Carla Goodwin

Pamela McDonald Russo

Hal, Lisa, and family-My deepest sympathy on the loss of Jean. She was a true lady and a special person. My prayers are with you all.

Jean Hollingsworth Johnson


Jean Hollingsworth Johnson, age 89 of Fernandina Beach, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at Community Hospice Warner Center for Caring.
She was born on July 28, 1933, in Griffin, Georgia to the late James Troy Hollingsworth and Mary Pryor Hollingsworth.
Jean attended Tift College in Forsyth, Georgia. She met her husband, Warner Clifford Johnson, Jr., in Hinesville, Georgia, and they married on August 16, 1959. They lived in Hinesville, where Jean raised her family and taught sixth grade. In her teaching career, Jean built a beautiful legacy of students who knew not only their facts, but also their manners. Most importantly, they knew they were loved. Jean and Clifford moved to Fernandina Beach in 2016.
Jean was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Clifford; her sister, Joan Hollingsworth; and her brother, James Hollingsworth. She leaves behind her son, Hal Johnson (Lynn) of Macon, Georgia; daughter, Lisa Saitow (Kenny) of Fernandina Beach, Florida; grandchildren Meagan Cook (Adam) of Smyrna, Georgia, “Tripp” Johnson of Macon, Georgia, Maury Jean Saitow of Dallas, Texas; and great-grandchildren, Mary Burton Cook and Benjamin Cook. She also leaves behind a niece, Sarah Hollingsworth (Jordan) of Stillwater, Oklahoma and a nephew Jay Hollingsworth (Tracey) of Sardis, Georgia.
The family thanks the staff at Osprey Village and the Warner Center for taking such good care of Jean.
The funeral service to celebrate Jean’s life will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Fernandina Beach.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jean’s name to the Nassau County Council on Aging at 1901 Island Walkway, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 or online at
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