Barbara Ann Johnson, 1936–2021

Barbara Ann Johnson passed away July 13, 2021 in Lindsay Calif., surrounded by family. She fought a good fight with cancer.

Barbara was born on Oct. 2, 1936 in Shaw, Kan., to Ernest and Vivian Pruitt. 

Barbara Ann Johnson

She was a devoted wife and loving mother of six, four daughters and two sons. She married Alfred Lee Johnson on Dec. 31, 1953 in Inglewood, Calif. Barbara was loved dearly by family and friends and will be missed by all who knew her. She has 18 grandchildren, 29 great children and many great-great grandchildren. 

Barbara loved life and family, she would sit out and listen to her birds and enjoy the quiet time of the day. When the opportunity came up she was the one that would comfort all those who came to her. Barbara is known for her home cooking and her love for family. She knew how to cook a wonderful meal and the best biscuits around. She is dearly loved by her family and extended family of nephews and nieces and friends through the many years.

Barbara is preceded in death by her husband Alfred Lee Johnson; brother, Larry Pruitt; daughter, Peggy Martin; and granddaughter, Danna Martin.

She is survived by her brother Richard and Ida Pruitt of Medford, Ore.; her children, Jean Resendez of Lindsay, Calif., Ernest Johnson of Muldrow, Okla., Michael and Susan Johnson of Harrisburg, Ore., Pamela and Mark Brown of Klamath Falls, Ore., Wanita Johnson of Lindsay, Calif.; and Son in-law Danny Martin of Weldon, Calif.

Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please donate to your local cancer society or hospice, they do wonderful work and maybe someday no one will have to suffer with cancer.

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