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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Johnson and Johnson as a African American I have used Johnsons products for years even when it was difficult to find products for our hair type Johnson was there. Mrs Johnson is in Gods hand now. The family has my deepest sympathy.

I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for her contribution to the beauty industry. I grew up using these products, she will be dearly missed. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of mourning.

My deepest condolences to the family at this very sad time.
I have used your products successfully and they are appreciated.
Thank you,
Rest well

George, Eric, John, George, Jr. and all Family,

I offer my deepest condolences to the family. Joan will be deeply missed by all who loved her. She was a dedicated advocating trailblazer who willingly shared her expertise with others, and we appreciate her for sharing her vast knowledge with us.

Joan will always be remembered for her graciousness, elegance, amazing wit, great smile, beautiful sense of style, and vast knowledge on numerous subjects. Joan drew people to...

My deepest sympathy to the family who treated their employees as "family"! As a former employee who returned to my home in Charleston, SC I saw them when they hosted a JPC affair on Kiawah Island & their warmth was still there! (Also cruised on the African Queen) May God continue to bless all of you always! Ida Worix

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,

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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...