Pastor Johnnie G. Locust

January 28, 1956 ~ April 21, 2020 (age 64)


We, the staff and management of Charles Edwards Funeral Home mourn with the The Locust & Powell Family in the death of their loved one, Pastor Johnnie G. Locust of 2294 Slate Lane, Greenville NC who transitioned on Tuesday April 21, 2020.  He was born on January 28,1956 in Pitt Co, N.C. to the late Eugene Locust and Louise Moore Locust.

He attented Pitt County Schools and was a Self Employed Tax Preparer.

He was the Pastor of Church of God of Israel Church and a member of Gospel Unlimited Ministry Inc. of Fountain, N.C.

Pastor Locust is survived by his wife Shirley Powell Locust of the home.  Two sisters, Barbara Godley of Grifton, N.C. and Mary Harris of Ayden, N.C. and other relatives and friends.

Homegoing Celebration with Graveside Services will be held Wednesday April 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Homestead Memorial Gardens, Greenville, N.C. with Bishop Gracie Tyson Officiating. A walk through Viewing will be held on Tuesday April 28, 2020  from 2-7pm at Charles Edwards Funeral Home, Ayden.

Please continue to keep The Locust Family in your thoughts and prayers in the next few days and days to come.

* Due to COVID-19, the Governor has asked that all funeral service gatherings to be limited to no more than 50 people. Please check with the family to see if you are invited

The Locust & Powell Family has entrusted Compassionate and Final Care of their loved one into the hands of Charles Edwards Funeral Home, Ayden. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Pastor Johnnie G. Locust, please visit our floral store.


Services are to be announced

Homestead Memorial Gardens
4251 E 10th St
Greenville, NC 27858

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