Johns - Mrs. Maude Hendricks, 89, widow of James Newton Johns, and resident of Big Spring community, Meigs County, Tennessee, died unexpectedly Friday in an Athens, Tenn. hospital. She was the daughter of the late James Thomas Henddricks and May Brown Hendricks. She was a charter member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Survivors: Three sons, James Johns, Cleveland, Alfred and Harvey, Big Springs, two daughters, Mrs. Leonard Couch, Hixon, Tenn., Mrs. Willard Clonch, Trenton, Ohio, nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. C. F. Falls, Chattanooga, Mrs. Eliza Lane, Georgetown, Tenn. Funeral Sunday at p.m. in Good Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. John Henry. Burial in Beta Cemetery. Pallbearers: Roger Jiles, Roy and Lawrence Ashley, Gene Charles, Joe and Gene Hendricks. The body is at the home of a son, Harvey Johns in the Big Spring community. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens, in charge.
The Chattanooga Times, March 30, 1974, Page 9.