Mary Ruth Johnson of 411 E. 22nd St., Owensboro entered into the presence of the Lord Sunday, 6-19-05 at Owensboro Medical Health System. She was born in Clinchco, VA to the late Charles Lee and Jettie Harbor Williams on 5-27-25. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by Carmel, her loving husband of 59 years. Formally of Clinchco, VA she had resided with her son, Jerry W. Darlene since May 2004. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church and enjoyed her children, grandchildren, cooking, gardening, crocheting, pet cockatiels, singing and listening to gospel music. Additional survivors include a daughter, Donna M. Larry Stallard; granddaughters, Michelle Chris Love, Vickie Jaimie Locher all of Owensboro, grandsons, David StallardLinda, of Camp Liberty, Iraq., SSGT. Jerry Johnson, Jr. of the USMC San Diego, CA., Aaron Stallard of Owensboro, two step grandchildren, Angie Clark of Evansville IN and Jeffery Clark, of Jasper IN. 6 great grandchildren; three step-great grand children, three sisters, Evelyn Phillips and Betty Edwards of Clinchco, VA, Irene Ankney of Napoleon, OH., one brother, Clarence Williams of Sandusky, OH. and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home Tuesday from 3 until 8pm. Services will be Thursday at 11am. at the Mullins Funeral Home Chapel with internment following in Phillips Memorial Cemetery, Clintwood, VA.

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