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Betty Jo Johnson, age 86

Betty Jo Johnson, age 86, of Jacksonville, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 21, 2023. She was born in Houston, Arkansas on July 9, 1936 to the late Jethro “Jeff” Dean and Birdie Rorie.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Frank Kenneth Johnson; and her brothers Floyd Dean and Billy Dean. She leaves behind her children Roy Johnson (Connie), Debra Johnson Toirac (Tom), and Ricky Johnson (Brenda); grandchildren Roy Johnson Jr, Billy Johnson, Joshua Leavell (Ashlee), Heath Horton, Heather Hazeslip, Kenneth Johnson (Brandi), Richard Johnson (Cherie), Tonya Perkins (Shea); great-grandchildren Kayelyn Johnson, Taylor Johnson, Haley Johnson, Kenndee Wilson, Lexi Leavell, Whitney Hazeslip, Jennifer Hazeslip, Jonathon Hazeslip, Ashton Johnson, Hayden Johnson, Sydnie Johnson, Reagan Johnson, Kennedy Johnson, Levi Perkins, and Oli Perkins; numerous nieces and nephews; and many more friends and family.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 6:30-7:30pm at Life Tabernacle Church; 23903 Hwy 107 N, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. Graveside Service will follow on Friday, April 28, 2023 at 2:00pm at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bigelow, Arkansas.

“Y’all don’t be sad, but rejoice for I have went to be with the Father.”

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982- 3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Rickey Henley Posted April 25, 2023 11:35 AM

    Sorry for your loss 🙏🏽
    Prayers for you all 🙏🏽❤️

  • Gene and Connie Gill Posted April 27, 2023 1:46 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort to the family. She is now with the lord.

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