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Barbara Johnson

Wednesday, February 2, 2005

SIKESTON - Barbara M. Johnson, 84, died at 3:12 p.m. Jan. 31, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center.

Born Oct. 1, 1920, in Portland, Ore., daughter of the late Leonard and Mabel Neeley Moore, she was a member and elder of the First Christian Church. Also a member of Chapter HB of PEO Sisterhood and a Girl Scout leader, she was a Gray Lady at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She served as president of the Women's Civic Club, membership chairman for the Sikeston Community Concert Association and chairman for the Scott County Cancer Drive.

On Jan. 26, 1941, at Vancouver, Wash., she married Dr. Howard B. Johnson who preceded her in death on June 13, 1990.

Survivors include: three sons, Douglas Bernhardt Johnson of Jackson, Paul Michael Johnson of Sikeston and Dr. Dennis Earl Nelson of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Diana Boston of Little Rock, Ark.; one brother, Bob Moore of Hillsboro, Ore.; and 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

One brother also preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church with the Rev. Allen Shriver, pastor, officiating.

Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Memorial contributions

may be sent to the

First Christian Church

1006 N. Main St.

Sikeston, MO 63801

or the

American Cancer Society

P.O. Box 343 Sikeston, MO 63801