John F. Terrell
September 09, 1951 - August 14, 2020
Obituary for John F. Terrell
With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Pastor John F. Terrell on August 14th, 2020.
Funeral Service will be August 22nd, 11:00 AM at Living Faith Tabernacle Forest Park GA
Visitation is August 21st, from 3 to 6 PM at Sewell Mortuary.
Pastor Johnny F. Terrell was born on September 9, 1951 to the late Willie Lee Terrell and Willie C. Mitchell. He attended school in Coweta County, and graduated from Central High School in Newnan, Georgia; Class of 1969.
After 40 years in the work force, he furthered his education with a degree in theology from the Interdenominational Theological Center. He also obtained a degree as an HVAC Technician, which allowed him to become an instructor at Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin. He was mentored by a special friend, Kenny Street.
Pastor Terrell was saved at the age of 23, where he joined the Turin Church of God In Christ. He served faithfully under the late Superintendent H. L. Fountain for many years. He has been actively involved in ministry for over 40 years, serving in surrounding communities, preaching and helping other pastors around Pike County, Pine Mountain, Manchester, Harris County, Moreland, and Villa Rica, then was led to Mississippi, to fellowship with the late Elder Graves. It was during that time that he was led of the Lord, to build his own church. He founded and built the Divine Love Church of God In Christ in Griffin, Georgia, in the Turin District, where he served underSuperintendent Woodrow Pinson.
People he had been witnessing to for years, came and joined his church. He did not take any members from the district except his own children. As an outstanding businessman, he built his church debt free and without fundraisers. He was a good steward of what God had given him. He shared his wealth and served others till the end. He believed in sharing
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220
5880 Old Dixie Hwy
Forest Park, GA 30297
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