Ruby Gordon Fullen Johnson

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Jonesboro -- Ruby Gordon Fullen Johnson, 98, passed Sept. 9, 2016, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. Mrs. Johnson was born Oct. 12, 1917, to John Eldridge and Mattie Sue Blankenship Fullen in Childress. She worked over 45 years combined as a hairdresser and teacher, and taught Children's Sunday School at Central Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Clifford "Butter" Johnson; siblings, Lutrell and Verl "Buck" Fullen, Zula Howe Campbell (Zollie), Thelma "Polly" Hale (Stanford); and nephews, Monroe Fullen and Nick Miller.

She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Mary Fullen and Lucille Fullen; nephews, Charles, Marty and Bruce Fullen; nieces, Margaret Fullen, Candy Davis, Joy Hardin, and their families, as well as niece and caregiver, LeAnn Blevins (Tony) and her children, Nora and Jackson.

Visitation was 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, with service beginning at 3 p.m. at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Martin officiating. Interment followed at Oaklawn Cemetery.