Johnny Steven Severt, 63, of Millers Creek, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Johnny was born Sept. 11, 1957, in Ashe County to Rev. Elbert Phar and Mary Woodie Severt. He loved to play pool, watch westerns and was known to his friends as Slash. Johnny was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Evelyn Severt Hart.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Woodie Severt of Millers Creek; sons John Shane Severt and Derek Jerome Severt, both of Millers Creek; daughter Lina Lara Severt of Virginia Beach, Va.; grandchildren Sadie Mae Severt of North Wilkesboro and Tyler Steven Severt of Millers Creek; great-grandchild Kinsley Michelle Seagraves of North Wilkesboro; brother James Elbert Severt and spouse, Patricia, of Millers Creek; sister Levonda Severt Roten and spouse, Dee, of Millers Creek; niece Hannah Steele and spouse, Jason, of Harmony; great-nephew Jaxon Steele of Harmony; and great-niece Elara Steele of Harmony.
Graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Claude Mash Cemetery in Glendale Springs with Rev. Walter Wagoner officiating. The family has requested no food and no flowers. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller