Betty Jean Watt Johnson

Betty Jean Watt Johnson

Betty Jean Watt Johnson, 58, of Montrose, formerly of Crossett, died on April 22, 2018.

She was a farmer’s wife who worked for the Lakeside School District for 21 years and at the fish processing plant in Eudora for 10 years. She was a member of the Montrose Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and a great Nana.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Noel and Frances Lee Jones Watt; a brother, Roy Watt; two step-sisters, Norma Jean Watt and Edna May Watt and a nephew, Leonard Watt.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Bruce Carroll Johnson of Montrose; two daughters, Janice Burns and husband, Bernard, of Snyder and Jennifer Lynn Rushin and husband, Brian, of Little Rock; a brother, Roddy Watt of Bastrop, Louisiana; three sisters, Maxie Felkins of Crossett; Lois Jean Lowrey of Denver, Colorado and Barbie Lynn Thornton of Hermitage; two grandchildren, Bruce Christian Blocker and Kimbro Bernard Burns and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 25, at 10 a.m. at the Montrose Baptist Church with Bro. Larry Donaldson and Bro. Todd Ferguson officiating. Burial will be in the Montrose Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Michael Watt, Chris Watt, Rob Thornton, Brian Rushin, Wesley Johnson and Bernard Burns. Memorials may be made to Montrose Baptist Church, PO Box 275, Montrose, AR 71658.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 24 after 5 p.m. at the church.


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