Shirley Ann Johnson passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the age of 86.
Shirley was born on March 22, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio. On July 14, 1957 she married the love of her life, Alton Johnson, and was welcomed into the Johnson family as one of their own. Together, Alton and Shirley raised two daughters, Janel and Kimberly.
Shirley enjoyed bowling and volunteering through the PTA at her children’s schools in Jacksonville. She was a member of the Rebsamen Hospital Auxiliary. She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church. She served as an elder and Sunday School teacher at First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville.
Shirley and Alton owned Target Printing in Little Rock. They spent many days and nights working hard and their daughters will always treasure the memories made in the print shop. Her granddaughters will have many sweet memories of Christmases and trips to Branson.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters.
She leaves behind many family members who greatly admired and loved her including; husband, Alton Johnson; two daughters, Janel and husband Gary Joyner; and Kimberly and husband Lawrence Forester; five granddaughters, Amber and husband Adam Carroll, Kristen and husband Patrick Jackson, Priscilla Forester, Ashlyn Joyner, and Heather and husband Logan Dockery; four great granddaughters, Maddie Spickes, Camila Dockery, Ainsley Carroll, and Oakley Dockery; and one great grandson, Oliver Jackson. She also leaves behind many members of the Johnson family who loved and cared for her.
The memories made with her family and the values she instilled in her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren will remain with them and be dearly cherished.
Funeral Services will be held at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076, on Friday, May 28, 2021, Visitation at 1:00 and Funeral Service at 2:00.
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400
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