Bobbie R. Johnston
3/30/1937 – 7/15/2014
Funeral service for Bobbie R. Johnston, 77, of Sioux Road, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17, at the West Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Carlsbad Cemetery (new section). Visitation will be 1-8 Wednesday at West Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at westfuneralhomellc.com
Bobbie Ruth Johnston was born March 30, 1937 in Winston County Mississippi to Robert Johnston and Mary Elizabeth (Wooten) Johnston. She passed away July 15, 2014, in Artesia, NM. She moved to New Mexico in 1968 where she remained until her death. Bobbie loved her dogs, gardening and traveling. She had a colorful sense of humor and always had a joke or funny story to share.
She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings and two sons, Matthew Darwynn Woodward and Julius Shepard Barnett. Bobbie is survived by her companion of 22 years Frank Arredondo, Sr.; and children: Mark Woodward from Carlsbad; Luke Woodward and wife, Deborah (Rascon), from San Antonio, Texas; Charles R. Barnett and wife, Rema, from Jacksonville, Texas; Robert Christopher Barnett from Arizona; and daughters, Sandra Manning and husband, Mike, from Rochester, New York; and Robbin Barnett. She is also survived by six step-daughters, Susie Rodriquez, of Artesia; and Betty Justice, Linda Arredondo, Elva Vasquez, Donna Salazar and Marty Campos and one step-son, Frank Arredondo, Jr., all of Carlsbad. She had numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
West Funeral Home
401 North Guadalupe Street Carlsbad, NM 88220
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on July 16, 2014