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John Lee Truitt

April 7, 1951 September 15, 2018
John Lee Truitt
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John Lee Truitt, age 67 of Carrollton, passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Tanner Medical Center. He was born April 07, 1951 in Villa Rica, Georgia, son of the late Marvin James Truitt and Orene Adams Truitt. He was a Carrollton High School graduate and after many years of service with Carroll EMC working as a lineman, he retired in 2006. He was a faithful member of Midway Macedonia Church in Villa Rica, was a member of Romeo’s Motorcycle Group; and was an avid deer hunter. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by eleven siblings, Junior Truitt, Charles Truitt, Coy Truitt, Ralph Truitt, Lillian Shepard, Hazel Bivins, Helen Dobbs, Elizabeth Bearden, Betty Phillips, and infants, William Truitt and Mary Truitt; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Lorene Parmer; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Kiblinger; and brother-in-law, Lyle Hardy. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Johnnie Parmer Truitt of Carrollton; his children, Christy and Chuck Powell of Carrollton, Lyndsay and Chad Rein of Newnan, and Jason and Jaime Truitt of Bowdon; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Homer Wilburn of Carrollton; brother, Roy Truitt of Carrollton; sister, Ruth Hanson of Carrollton; six grandchildren, Charity Bailey, Austin Frazier, Hannah Powell, Brock Rein, Braxton Rein, and Brooklyn Rein; one great grandchild; a host of nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Frank Kiblinger; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lester and Judy Parmer, Jim and Debbie Parmer, and Larry and Pat Parmer; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dana and Bobby Smith. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM from Midway Macedonia Church with Pastor Todd Wright officiating. Interment will follow in Carroll Memory Gardens with Masonic burial rites. The Romeo’s Motorcycle Group will lead the procession and the Carroll EMC linemen will line the roads with trucks in honor of Mr. Truitt. The following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Michael Wilburn, Joe Drupiewski, Jason Colquitt, Carl Parmer, Matt Sheffield, Alex Flora, Trey Flora and Ryan Kessler. Honorary pallbearers will be Romeo’s Motorcycle Group. The family will receive friends Monday, September 17, 2018 at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, his family request donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

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5:00 PM 9/17/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/17/2018 8:00:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Martin & Hightower Funeral Home
1312 South Park Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States





11:00 AM 9/18/2018 11:00:00 AM
Midway Macedonia Baptist Church

3915 Carrollton Villa Rica Hwy
Villa Rica, Ga 30180

Midway Macedonia Baptist Church
3915 Carrollton Villa Rica Hwy Villa Rica 30180 Ga
United States

Cemetery Details


Carroll Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

914 Stripling Chapel Rd
Carrollton, GA 30116

914 Stripling Chapel Rd Carrollton 30116 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Hospital


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