Karen Ann Johnson, 65, Goodman, was called to Heaven on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Freeman Neosho Hospital in Neosho.


Karen Ann Johnson, 65, Goodman, was called to Heaven on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Freeman Neosho Hospital in Neosho.

Karen was born in Los Alamos, N. M,. on June 3, 1946 to the late Thomas and Alice Ruth (Phipps) Jenkins.

She married William David Johnson on Aug. 28, 1963, in Los Alamos, and to this union two daughters were born. She moved to Goodman 40 years ago, coming from New Mexico. Karen was employed at the Head Start in Pineville and was the manager of the C-Mart in Goodman for several years.  

She loved the outdoors and enjoyed nature. Karen loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.  

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Jenkins; her mother, Alice Ruth Jenkins who passed away on Feb. 18, 2012.

Karen is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, William David Johnson of the home; two daughters, Denise Moore of Marionville, Mo., and Dawna Brady of Goodman; three grandchildren, Crystal Watson, Winston Brady and William Moore; along with many other family, friends and neighbors who will dearly miss Karen.

Funeral services for will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Walker-Dowd Funeral Home Chapel in Anderson. Father Hank Grodecki will officiate. Burial will follow in the Banner Cemetery in Goodman.

Visitation will be held on from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Walker-Dowd Funeral Home Chapel in Anderson. The family will receive friends at this time.   

Online condolences may be posted at www.walker-dowd.com.

Arrangements are under the personal care of Walker-Dowd Funeral Home, Anderson.