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Barbara Jean Johnson


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Barbara Jean Johnson

Memphis, tn

Barbara Jean Pleasant Johnson, 83 of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away on August 4, 2017 at her residence. She was the only child born to the late Katie Mae Pleasant Hunter and Purnell Felt on January 6, 1934. She was preceded in death by her mother, father and stepfather, Tom Hunter and her grandparents: John and Drusilla McDonald Pleasant and Ludie and Arie Strickland.

Barbara met Abraham Johnson in March 1955 and they were married on October 31, 1955. To that marriage, their son Clifford Rodney Johnson was born at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Millington, Tennessee. Barbara is survived by her husband, Abraham and their son, Clifford Rodney (Donna) and four grandchildren: Erika Nichole Johnson; Trinette Marie Johnson; Clifford Rodney Johnson II; Alisia Geneice Frantel Johnson Webber (Isaiah) and one great grandson; Cy Rodney Johnson; God Daughter, Sandra L. Taylor and close friends, Dot Pruitt Walk and Willie and Esther Jones of Cleveland, Ohio.

Barbara graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1951 and attended Tennessee State A&I College in Nashville, Tennessee from 1951 to 1953. At Melrose and Tennessee State A&I College, she was affectionately referred to as "Barbara Fells". She is a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 2634 Carnes Ave, Memphis, TN 38114, Reverend Dr. Harvey B. Jackson, Pastor.

Services will be held Friday, August 11, at 9:30 a.m., Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 2634 Carnes Ave, Memphis, TN 38114.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Memphis Food Bank or the charities of their choice.
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Aug. 5 to Aug. 10, 2017
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