JOY MADELINE JOHNSON, of Berryville, Arkansas, was born on May 8, 1930 in Grandview, Arkansas, daughter of Bissell & Ida (Smith) Warren. She passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Berryville, Arkansas, at the age of 88 years.
Joy was a member of Airway Chapel in Berryville.
She is survived by her daughter, Yvonna Wilson and husband, Gary of Cabot, Arkansas; son, Doug Johnson and wife, Pauletta, of Berryville; grandchildren, Micheal and Jenna Johnson, Miranda Johnson and fiancÚ Christopher Goforth, Kelly and Tracie Ward, Joe and Donella Ward, and Carl and Tina Ward; twelve great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, two brothers, Bill Warren of Folsom, California and Ronny Warren of Texas; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
On May 30, 1952 she was united in marriage with Harvey Johnson, who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents and baby sister, Jewel Warren.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral service will follow the visitation at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville with Reverend Kelly Ward officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.