Obituaries

Ann Johnson (Watkins)

Many people find the thought of their own death very frightening.  As a result, the majority of people try to avoid thinking about the possibility of their death.  Every person must eventually die.  To avoid ever thinking about death is to avoid facing an event that ultimately must face to happen.  Ann Johnson did not fear death, she embraced the thought of going to heaven to be with GOD and Jesus Christ.  She was a firm believer in the after life and she knew, based on the blood of Jesus Christ, she was saved and would go to heaven.

Ann Johnson (Watkins), was 85 years old and passed away on July 3, 2020 at Woodland Hills Health-Care and Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, Arkansas. She was born on December 24, 1934 in Amarillo, Texas to Drextel S. (Doc) and Mildred A. Watkins (Armstrong).  Ann Johnson (Watkins) grew up in Amarillo, Texas as an only child.  She graduated from Amarillo High School in Amarillo, Texas in 1953.  After high school she attended college in El Paso,Texas at the University of Texas in El Paso where she received a Major degree in History and graduated in 1957.

Ann married Eugene W. Johnson in July 1957 in El Paso, Texas. Ann was a homemaker and was happily married for 41 years.  Ann was Secretary of Chi Omega Sorority, Vice President of CO-ED Council and member of Alpha Pai Omega, Pan American, WAA and the Wesley Foundation. She enjoyed traveling, shopping and collecting a variety of things.

Ann was preceded in death by Drextel S. (Doc) and Mildred A. Watkins; Eugene W. Johnson (Spouse), and her daughter Jeananne Johnson.

Ann is survived by her daughter, Julie and her Spouse Lonnie Huntley of Sherwood, Arkansas; her grandson David and his Spouse Angela Huntley of Fort Gordon, GA; her great-grandson’s Bryce Dulworth, Jacob Dulworth and Nicolas Huntley.

Visitation is 6:00pm-8:00pm Friday, July 10, 2020 at Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home 201 W 2nd St North Prescott.

Graveside service is 9:00am Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Nubbin Hill/Missionary Grove Cemetery. Bro. Neal Ridling will officiate under the direction of Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home Hope.

During this season of social distancing we also invite you to express your public condolences at www.herndonfuquafuneralhomes.com or private Letters of Love at www.herndonfuquafuneralhomes.com/page/letters-of-love.

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