John Elkins
August 26, 2023

John Elkins of LaFayette passed away Saturday, August 26, 2023, at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 18 days.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Anna Mae Parsley Elkins; and brother, R.J. Elkins.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Elkins; daughter, Mary Susanna (David) Jenkins; sons, Stephen Michael (Shanna) Elkins, and Johnny Delbert (Patti) Elkins Jr.; grandchildren, Jonathan Elkins, Katelyn Andes, Josh Begley, Jason Brown, Nathan Brown, and Caleb Lawson; great grandchildren, Madison Elkins, Ezekiel Andes, Kelsey and Tyler Kendrick, Emma, Logan, Laighton, and Ava Brown; and a host of friends and family.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with visitation prior to the service from 12 p.m. until the hour of service. Pastor Lloyd Gilreath will officiate.

Interment will take place at the LaFayette City Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Jonathan Elkins, Katelyn Andes, David Jenkins, Nathan Brown, Buddy, Gerald, and Terry Harville, and Malcolm Wright.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Funeral Home in Charge

Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home
121 West Villanow Street
LaFayette, GA 30728
(706) 638-2222