RUBY JOHNSON

Ruby Janet Shelton Johnson, 86, of Montrose, died Friday, June 19, 2020, at her home.  Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker and worked for the shirt factory in Lake Village. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Montrose Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Kimbro Johnson; her parents, Ross and Willie B. Lynn Shelton; a sister, Sherlene Jacobs; a brother, W.E. Holliday and a daughter-in-law, Betty Johnson.

 She is survived by two sons, Jackie Johnson and wife, Peggy, of Hamburg and Bruce Johnson and wife, Pamela, of Montrose; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were 10 a.m. June 22, in the Montrose Cemetery with the Rev. Todd Ferguson and the Rev. Larry Donaldson officiating.  

Honorary pallbearers were Bernard Burns, Ben Stell, Bryan Hornbuckle, Wesley Johnson, Darren Johnson, Brian Rushin and Antonio Vargas. 

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.

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