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Ruth Johnson

Thursday, September 13, 2007

LEACHVILLE, Ark. -- Mary Ruth Johnson, 90, died Sept. 11, 2007, at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett, Mo.

Born in Hornersville, Mo., she was a longtime resident of Leachville, where she taught in the public schools. She was a former librarian for Mississippi County Library System and a past member of the Mississippi County Hospital Board. A member of Leachville Baptist Church, she was also a member of Chapter AC of the PEO Sisterhood.

Her husband, Virgil S. Johnson, preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, John A. and Myrna Johnson of Sikeston, Mo.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Ronnie Kennett of Leachville and Sherry and Joe Miles of Blytheville; and six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at Leachville First Baptist Church with the Rev. Rudy Davis, pastor, officiating.

Burial followed in the Leachville Cemetery.

Howard Funeral Service of Leachville was in charge of arrangements.