Ruby Janet Shelton Johnson, 86, of Montrose, died June 19, 2020, at her home.
Mrs. Johnson was a native of Watson and a resident of Montrose for 70 years. She was a homemaker, a farmer’s wife and worked for the shirt factory in Lake Village. She was a member of the Montrose Baptist Church, loved to quilt and was an avid gardener.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Kimbro Johnson; her parents, Ross and Willie B. Lynn Shelton; a sister, Sherlene Jacobs; a brother, W.E. Holliday and a daughter-in-law, Betty Johnson.
She is survived by two sons, Jackie Johnson and wife, Peggy, of Hamburg and Bruce Johnson and wife, Pamela, of Montrose; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Rushin, Janice Burns, Jackie Carroll Johnson, Kim Hornbuckle, Laura Stell, Lisa Boyd and Lacey Boyd, 10 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at the Montrose Cemetery with Bro. Todd Ferguson and Bro. Larry Donaldson officiating.
Honorary pallbearers are Bernard Burns, Ben Stell, Bryan Hornbuckle, Wesley Johnson, Darren Johnson, Brian Rushin and Antonio Vargas.