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Tally Sue Johnson

July 25, 1952 — March 27, 2017

Tally Sue Johnson was born on July 25, 1952 to the union of Levi and Elsie Ben Johnson in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. After a valiant fight with cancer she surrendered into the Lord’s embrace on Monday, March 27, 2017 and her living was not in vain. She confessed Jesus Christ as her Savior at an early age. She was a charter member of Gennesaret Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Wallace Ingram. Tally Sue served as an Usher; she worked with the kitchen ministry and was a member of the choir. She was educated in the Arkadelphia school district and was a proud student of Peake High School. Prior to integration she was a cheerleader her 10th and 11th grade year and sung in the school choir. She graduated from Arkadelphia High School in 1970. For those who really knew Tally Sue, they knew her to be quiet and fun. As a young lady most of her summers consisted of playing softball at Feaster Park and against other neighboring committees. She enjoyed singing, dancing and a good hand of cards. She was a dedicated employee of Wal-Mart. In April 2017 she received her 15 years commemorative pin and certificate. She enjoyed meeting and greeting customers. Tally Sue was blessed to be the beloved mother of Brandy, who was the apple of her eye. She enjoyed “keeping” her grandson, Broderick and her girls. They brought so much joy into her life. Her life was simple, but not empty and she will be forever missed by her family and friends. She leaves a lifetime of memories with her daughter, Brandy Brownlee of Arkadelphia; grandson, Broderick Ritch; a brother, Carl (Margaret) Johnson of Arkadelphia; aunts, Odessa Nelson, Geneva King and Peggy Delamar; uncles, George (Dorothy) Delamar and Oliver Delamar. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and special friends, Patricia Golden, Linda White, Loretta Conner, Bonnie Huddleston (2015) and Emma Lee Nelson (2002) whom both preceded her in death; and other friends who will miss her deeply.
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