Deborah Johnson Arrington, 60, of Monticello, passed away on February 9, 2017 at Belleview Nursing and Rehab Facility in Monticello.

She was born April 25, 1956 in Drew County to the late Gurvis and Bonita Finnell Johnson.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one sister, Paula Sue Johnson.

She was a retired Registered Nurse who worked at Drew Memorial Hospital for 32 years and was of the Missionary Baptist faith. She was a kind, loving person and mother to her son, Brett. She loved her job and helping other people. She had a kindness that was surpassed by no other. Deborah was loved by many and will truly be missed.

Survivors include her son, Brett Arrington, Jr. of Monticello; one sister, Elloise Johnson Hales and husband Jimmy of Monticello; one aunt, Alice Jordan of Monticello; two uncles, Max Johnson and John Ray Johnson both of Fordyce; and numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.

Graveside service will be 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Ladelle Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday evening at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.