Joan Johnson

Age 89


Joan Johnson co-founded Johnson Products Company, the trailblazing black haircare line that included Afro Sheen and Ultra Sheen. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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My deepest condolences to the Johnson family, so sorry for you loss, what a wonderful woman, she will truly be missed. The world has lost a phenomenal woman.

Condolences to the family of Mrs. Joan Johnson,

We hope that the endearing comments on this site brings a smile and a little sunshine to you while reading of how many felt about your dear Wife, Mom, Grandmother, Auntie, Friend, cherished family member.
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Joan Johnson was a role model for young women growing up in Chicago. She was beautiful and I will always remember when I was a member of S.O.F. (Society of Friends) and we asked if she would entertain a group of Black Seniors living in nursing homes at the Johnson farm. She said YES and they had a great time going on a hay ride, spending the day at the farm and she served them a great lunch. WE will always remember that day with Joan on the farm. My prayers are with George and the Johnson...

Our hearts are saddened for the loss of your dearly beloved Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She was truly a beautiful Woman. May the Lord grant you all continuous love, peace and comfort. We know that you are so very proud of your Mother. She left a wonderful legacy, touching the lives of so many people through her great products, which we have used for many years!

MJ, Jackson Mississippi

My deepest sympathy to the Johnson family
Thanks for the excellent products.
May God comfort the family.

My deepest sympathy to the entire Johnson family. May God Bless and comfort you.

To the family of one of Americas true iconic figures, Mrs, Johnson super-served her people both nationally and abroad. Where would we be without the vision, hard work and dedication of her immense contributions, working in tandem with her devoted husband? The products that emerged exemplified black pride and the reach of the company extended well beyond the company itself. The sponsorship of Soul Train was a prime example of the synergies created when cooperative...

MY deepest sympathy to Mr. George Johnson and his family on the passing of Mrs. Joan Johnson.