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Frances Geraldine "Jerri" Johnson

January 17, 1922 — September 9, 2022


Frances Geraldine "Jerri" Johnson

Frances Geraldine “Jerri” Johnson, age 100, of Glenwood, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022. 

She was born on January 17, 1922, in Hot Springs, the daughter of Millard Turner and Ella Ravan Turner.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul Johnson; her son, Dickie Johnson; her daughter, Betsy Shirley; her son-in-law, Paul Shirley; her brothers, Ferman Turner, Joel Freeman Turner, and Bobby Thomas Turner; and her sister, Oldine Tuner McKinnon.

Jerri married the love of her life, Paul Johnson, on August 21, 1941. She was a member of Glenwood First Baptist Church. She was an LPN for Glenwood Nursing Home for many years. Jerri loved being involved in her church, her TEL Class, was always shopping, and baking, especially desserts and making Christmas Candy. Most of all Jerri loved her family, especially spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Louise Johnson; her grandchildren, David Shirley, Tim and Melissa Hardy, Jennifer and Tony Hill, Rickey and Christine Johnson, Tony and Michelle Bright; and Missy and Brandon Jones; her many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles and extended family members; and a host of wonderful friends.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at 10:00 AM at Glenwood Cemetery with Bro. Erby Burgess officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests for donations to be made to the Glenwood First Baptist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Home, Glenwood.

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