Brenda Kay McCollum Johnson, 68, passed away at Unity Health Medical Center surrounded by family on April 29, 2019. She was born on August 16, 1950 in Alabama. She was the daughter of the late Jesse and Annie McCollum. In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, James Joseph Johnson, as well as, eight brothers and one sister. Left to cherish her memory are her children: David Johnson (Alisha) of Rector, AR, Katrina Hoofman (Kevin) of Searcy, AR, Contessa Whaite (Paul) of Madera, CA, and Timothy Johnson (Felicia) of Tacoma, WA; two step-children, Steve Johnson (Kim) of Visalia, CA and Tammy Kelly of Visalia, CA; one sister, Paula Avery of Searcy, AR, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Brenda was blessed to have resided at Integrity Residential Care Facility, where she developed wonderful friendships among the staff and residents, whom she loved dearly.
The family would like to show appreciation to the nurses and staff at Arkansas Hospice, especially, Quandi Clark, who Brenda loved and trusted from the first day they met. The family would also like to show appreciation to the nurses and staff at Unity Health for all of the compassion and care that was shown to Brenda and her family during this very difficult time.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Arkansas Hospice Foundation or to the Unity Health Foundation.
A memorial service will be held at Life Fellowship Assembly of God in Searcy, AR on Friday, May 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400