Ellon Johnson

Ada Ellon Johnson, 81, of Crossett, passed away on March 31, 2022.

She was born on March 20, 1941 to Vrelan Clyde and Edith Rickman Johnson.

She was a member of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church. She was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she received a bachelor’s degree in education. She worked as an interpreter for American Sign Language and taught tign language. Ellon loved her family and friends and enjoyed spending time with them.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of almost 59 years, Johnny Mack Johnson; and a daughter, Sharon Diane Mason.

She leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Greg Johnson (Amy) of Crossett; two daughters, Pamela Williams (Joe) of Knoxville, Tennessee and Angela Nix of Crossett; twelve grandchildren, Regan Gardner (Jessica), Matthew Gardner, Lauren Bearden (Cody), Bradley Williams, Justin Mason (Lisa), Laraleigh Windham, Breanne Arnold, Trey Johnson (Kayla), Cole Johnson (Emily), Jacob Nix (Kelli), Tyler Nix (Erica) and Rob Nix (McKinley); a host of great-great grandchildren and two sisters, Libby Carter and Gwen Stephenson (Aubrey) and one brother, Lelan Johnson (Marie).

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Wednesday, April 6 at 10 a.m. at Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church with Kim Ballard and Lloyd Gibbs officiating. Interment is in Crossroads Cemetery with Ellon’s grandsons serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home.