Becky Johnson Sitton passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, at her home in Canyon Country, Calif., after a short battle with cancer. Becky was born Dec. 21, 1944, in Exeter, the daughter of Hazel and Weldon Johnson. She graduated from Exeter High School and the University of California, Santa Barbara. She enjoyed a successful career as an insurance administrator for Hoffman Brown Insurance in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

She is survived by her children: daughter, Kristen La Cruz and her husband Rogger; son, Joshua Sitton, and his wife, Kali; mother, Hazel Johnson of Exeter; brothers, Jay and his wife Jan of Visalia, and Larry and his wife Barbara of Exeter; and sister, Debra Johnson Gutierrez and her husband Mario of Sacramento. Also surviving are her beloved grandchildren, Lindy, Drew, Zachary, McKensie and David, along with her niece and nephews. Her family deeply mourns her untimely passing but is comforted by the knowledge that she is now at peace.

Services were Monday, Aug. 22, at Eternal Valley Mortuary in Newhall, Calif. Remembrances can be made to Hospice of Tulare County, 900 W. Oak St., Visalia 93291, or the hospice of your choice. Local arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel, Exeter. Online condolences can be made at

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