She was born Aug. 30, 1937 at Jacksonport, the daughter of Omar and Eva (Branchcomb) Reid.
Mrs. Johns was preceded in death by her husband, Freeman Lee Johns; one brother, Cyrus Reid; one brother-in-law, Al Woods; and her parents.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas Everett and wife, Carla, of Bald Knob, and Bobby Nelson and wife, Susie, of Romance; one sister, Wanda Lee Woods of Newport; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 10 nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at Watson Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 from 6-8 p.m.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home (www.jacksonsfh.com).