Barbara Ann Johnson Christopher
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Funeral ceremony for Barbara Ann Johnson Christopher, 72, of Anniston, Alabama will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Walter Solomon officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Eden Hills Cemetery. Public viewing will be held from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Goodson Funeral Chapel on Friday, May 7, 2021. Barbara graduated from Cobb High School in 1966. She confessed Christ at an early age and joined Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Sis. Barbara worked for Bellsouth Telephone Company, which later became AT&T, where she retired on January 12, 2000. Afterwards, she worked in the church in various positions until she was called home. The various positions include Sunday School Teacher, Secretary of the Mass Choir, Women's Choir, Culinarily Department, and Advisory Board. Sis. Barbara was united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. Joseph Christopher on May 2, 1969, and shared forty-five glorious years together until his passing. Both Joseph and Barbara loved fishing and traveling. They shared one amazing and unbreakable bond. Sis. Barbara Christopher departed this life on Friday, April 30, 2021 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Mr. Joseph Christopher; her father, Robert C. Johnson; her mother, Leathia Mae English; and her stepfather, Clarence English. She leaves to cherish her lovely memories: her sister, Betty Johnson of Anniston, Al; the three brothers, Robert (Mary) Johnson, Jr., of Charlotte, NC, Billy (Annette) Johnson of Villa Ricca, GA, and Darrick English (Jumica Johnson) of Oxford, Al; stepchildren, Sharon (Roy) Christopher of Anniston, Al, Vicky (Rydell) Ervin of Oxford, Al, and Wendell (Sherry) Christopher of Elk Grove, CA; a special niece/daughter, Jakita White (Brittney and Javar) of Huntsville, Al; and sisters-in-law, Corrine Christopher, Mary (Garnett) Jackson, and Rue Powell, all of Anniston, Al, and Barbara Bell Christopher of Jacksonville, Al; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Goodson Funeral Home Inc. directing 256.237.9771.

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Published in The Anniston Star from May 4 to May 7, 2021.
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May 8, 2021
Praying for you and your family; in the time of your lost, May God keep you and strengthen you each day.
Lois mcmurray
Friend
May 7, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Sending prayers.
C L
Friend
May 7, 2021
My wife Nancy McGinnis Walker worked with AT&T as a operator in Anniston with Barbara, that's how I met Barbara. Barbara was the best she treated everyone with respect. She will be dearly missed by everyone who met her and now she is with our heavenly father in heaven.

Nancy and Barry Walker
Friend
May 6, 2021
To: Johnson & Christopher Family
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived She came to say hello / show sympathy when my brother passed after all those years we hadn't seen each other.
1966 Classmate / Cobb High School
Shirley Herron
Classmate
May 6, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Dorothy Campbell-Shealey
May 6, 2021
I'm so sorry to about Barbara's passing.It was such a shock.She Came to check on me when Nancy passed.I have never forgotton that. I know that she's Will be truly missed
Willie Whatley- Matthews
Family
May 6, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Carolyn Heath Wise
Friend
May 5, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Barbara worked with my wife Nancy Walker in Anniston as a operator for AT&T and was a dear friend.
Barry Walker
Friend
May 5, 2021
sincere sympathy
May 4, 2021
My Heart hurts I am still in disbelief on your passing I am going to miss our weekly sometimes daily conversations you made Family what it was Family you are truly going to be missed a great lost for our family God is still good we will continue to connect family as much as family was inportant to you we will keep your spirit alive'
Bobby RAY HOUSTON
Family
May 4, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Dorothy A McClellan
Friend
May 3, 2021
Betty, As You Go Through Difficult Times, Remeber You Are Loved.
phronia( carter)christian
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May 3, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Patrick Christopher
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