Odelle Johnson

Odelle Johnson

Odelle Owens Johnson, 92, of Crossett, passed away on January 8, 2014.

Mrs. Johnson was the founder and a teacher for the Carousel School for many years and a member of First United Methodist Church.


She was born on July 5, 1921 in Crossett and was the daughter of the late Chester A. and Richie Mae Barnett Owens.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Arthur Richard Owens and her husband of 58 years, Frank H. Johnson.

Survivors include a son, Owen Johnson; a daughter, Susan Craven (Ken); a brother, Herman Owens (Pat), all of Crossett; three grandchildren, Todd Craven (Katie) of Cabot, Christi Price (Kurt) of Crossett, and Jillian Arbogast (Rob) of Conway; and two great granddaughters, Lucy Craven and Caroline Price.

Funeral services will be held January 11 at 10 a.m., at Jones Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Pinewood Memorial Park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Home Care, 455 W. Gaines, Monticello, AR 71655 or to the Greater Crossett Area Food Pantry, 309 Pine Street, Crossett, AR 71635.