Marjorie Ruth Johnson, 1939-2019
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan on September 7, 1939 to the late Ronald and Mildred (Wight) Houghtaling, Marjorie died on January 18, 2019 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Marjorie worked as a hair stylist and as a travel agent, leading tour groups to three continents. In recent years, Marjorie volunteered at the Echo Clinic and held service positions at First United Methodist Church in Eureka Springs.
On July 5, 1996 she married Gary D. Johnson who survives her of the home. In addition to her spouse, Marjorie was loved fiercely by her family and is survived by her children, David Jacobs of Slidell, Louisiana, Kathy (Jacobs) Worth of Brookfield, Connecticut, Everett Maroon of Walla Walla, Washington, and step-children Michelle (Johnson) Mendoza of Red Oak, Texas, and Kathy (Johnson) Metzger of Mansfield, Texas, as well as eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. All of her family and friends will miss her greatly and will hold her in their hearts.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Marjorie’s name to the Echo Clinic, 4004 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Eureka Springs on January 26, 2019 at 10:00am with Blake Lasater officiating. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.