Barbara Johnson

Friday, December 31, 2004

Barbara Jean Johnson, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at her home.

She was born March 19, 1933, in St. Louis, daughter of Robert and Beulah Middlecamp Leach. She and Jack Johnson were married Sept. 16, 1950, in St. Louis.

Mrs. Johnson grew up in St. Louis. She and her husband farmed near Advance, Mo., and moved to Cape Girardeau in 1986. She worked 30 years at J.C. Penney Co. stores in St. Louis, Sikeston, Mo., and Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Stephen Johnson of St. Louis; a daughter, Mindy (Kevin) Selsor of Barnhart, Mo.; five grandchildren, Laura Selsor, Natalie Selsor, Jackie Selsor, Cyndi Johnson, Jodie Corner; and a great-grandchild, Andrew Corner.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum, with the Rev. Carl Fondren officiating.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Hospice, 760 S. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 63703, or Lynwood Baptist Church.