Betty Jean Watt Johnson, 58, of Montrose, died Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mrs. Johnson was a native of Crossett and a resident of Montrose for the past 44 years. She was a farmer’s wife and worked for the Lakeside School District for 21 years and at the fish processing plant in Eudora for 10 years. She was a member of the Montrose Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and a great Nana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Noel & Frances Lee Jones Watt; a brother, Roy Watt; two step-sisters, Norma Jean Watt and Edna May Watt and a nephew, Leonard Watt.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Bruce Carroll Johnson of Montrose; two daughters, Janice Burns and husband, Bernard, of Snyder and Jennifer Lynn Rushin and husband, Brian, of Little Rock; a brother, Roddy Watt of Bastrop, Louisiana; three sisters, Maxie Felkins of Crossett; Lois Jean Lowrey of Denver, Colorado and Barbie Lynn Thornton of Hermitage; two grandchildren, Bruce Christian Blocker and Kimbro Bernard Burns and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Montrose Baptist Church with Bro. Larry Donaldson and Bro. Todd Ferguson officiating. Burial will be in the Montrose Cemetery. Pallbearers are Michael Watt, Chris Watt, Rob Thornton, Brian Rushin, Wesley Johnson and Bernard Burns. Memorials may be made to Montrose Baptist Church, PO Box 275, Montrose, AR 71658.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m., Tuesday at the church.