Ruby JohnsonSpringdale, AR, 1928 - 2021
Ruby Johnson, 93, of Springdale, passed away on September 18, 2021, at home in Springdale, Arkansas. Ruby was born in Savoy, Arkansas, to Clarence and Lillie (Salisbury) Johnson she was born on July 7, 1928. She went to school in Hindsville, Forum, and Elm Springs. She married Thurman Lester (Lek) Johnson on October 11, 1949. Her husband was a veteran of World War II and served in the Army.
Ruby Johnson is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Lillie Johnson; her husband, Thurman Lester; her son, Lester Gene; her grandchildren, Victoria Faith (Nodine) Woytowich, Thurman Andrew, and John Lee Chamberlain Jr, Elizabeth Lane, John Thomas Franklin (Nodine) Woytowich, Gary Greenlee; her brothers, Raymond (Jake), Earl (Bud), Albert, Faye; her sisters, Mindy Kelly, Dorie White, Jane Vanover, Deeley Farris, Lucy Hearns, Dorothy Byrd; daughter-in-law, Joyce Johnson and son-in-law, John Chamberlain Sr.
Ruby is survived by her children, Thomas (T.J) Johnson, Dorothy (Johnson) Chamberlain, Earl Johnson, Barbara (Johnson) and Mike Woytowich, Caroline (Johnson) and John Lane Sr., Micheal (Mike) and Diane (Treat) Johnson; her 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation 4 p.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021, at The Church of Truth. Funeral services 10 a.m., Friday, September 24, 2021, at The Church of Truth with Wesley McGinnis officiating, 122 Tuttle Rd, Fayetteville, (Goshen), Ark., 72703. Burial will follow at the Veterans cemetery, 700 S Government Ave, Fayetteville, Ark., 72701. Arrangements are by Madison County Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be Colin Shepherd, Dustin Fuller, Jessie Johnson, John Lane III, Kenneth Lane, Lane Hackelton, Nicholas Shepherd, and Trenton Chamberlain. Honorary pallbearers Bianca Lane, John Lane Jr., Micheal Johnson, Nathan Thomas, Paul (Nodine) Woytowich, Robert Lane, Thomas Lee Johnson, and Vanessa Lane.
Memorials may be given to the Spay and Neuter Clinic, Spay Arkansas, 1909 Huntsville Ave., Springdale, Ark., 72762. The family of Ruby Johnson wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Wesley McGinnis and The Church of Truth, Bill Byrd, Diana Johnson, and Anna Lane. Please visit: www.madisoncountyfuneralservice.com to leave the family an online condolence.
Published September 30, 2021
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