Austie M. Johnson
Funeral Date: 4/14/2013

Austie M. Johnson age 77 of Pine Bluff, AR formerly of Warren, AR died Tuesday, April 9th at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was born July 18th, 1935 in Bodcaw, AR, a daughter of the late Collie A. May and Melva Stewart May. She was a retired L.P.N. with 25 plus years, serving at the Bradley County Medical Center in Warren and the Doctorís Hospital in Little Rock. She was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church, where she served the Lord she loved so much and was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. Also preceding her in death was a brother Thurrell May and a sister Imogene Peterman. She is survived by 2 sons, Stan Johnson(Debralee), Gilmer, TX; Mike Johnson(Crystal), Phoenix, AZ, 2 daughters Theresa Johnson Perrigan(Kevin) Monticello, AR; Deana Johnson Helms(Chris), Pine Bluff, AR. A brother Darwin May(Avie), Camden, AR and a sister Virginia Kirk, Grass valley, CA. 8 grandchildren with 6 step-grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and extended family and friends. A beloved companion Morris Bozeman, Altus , AR. Graveside services were 2:00PM Sunday, April 14th at Enon Cemetery in Rye, AR with Pastor Roger Stewart and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Arrangements were by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Chad Render, Jamey Price, Kevin Moore, Jeff Peyton, Michael Lambert, Clayton Cox, Bill Hetterick and Don Clark. Honorary pallbearers were Conrad McCowan, Bob Cobler, Joe Rice, Doyle Gates, R.L. Gates, Alton Glover, Mike Whitener and the Golden Rule Sunday School Class. Memorials preferred The Olive Branch Baptist Church Land Fund 5130 Bobo Road, Pine Bluff, AR 71603 or the Arkansas Childrenís Hospital, 1 Childrenís Way, Little Rock AR. 72202.



Name: Ronnie & Teresa Hays
Message: Kaylon,Lauren and the rest of the Johnson family we are so sorry for your loss.

Name: Sandy Ballentine Gavin
Message: Ms. Austie was a special lady and always lots of laughter & fun. Your family will be in our prayers.

Name: Sandra Word
Message: Deana & Family: I am so very sorry to hear about your Mom. She was also so nice, friendly, and had the best personality. I remember her very well. My prayers are with you all during this time! God Bless......

Name: Kay Weaver/Robinson
Message: Theresa, Deana, Mike and Stanley: Oh the GOOD Times we had at ya's house. Your mom was like mine, always had a smile on her face and full of love for us. She took us everywhere. I know you are hurting but also rejoicing that she is no longer in pain or suffering. Heaven gained a wonderful Nurse Angel to watch over us. Love to you All.

Name: Mary Harper
Message: Deana, I'm so sorry for your loss. May the Lord wrap His loving arms around you and your family. Remember He is always with you and will see you through these difficult times. Love you much

Name: Jackie & Jerry Johnson

Name: John & Deborah Simpson
Message: Deana, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley

Name: Coreida Vaughn
Message: my thoughts and prayers are with all the family

Name: Chad & Dawn Render
Message: Many prayers and condolences for your family. Ms. Austie was such an inspiration for our family and we were touched by her faithfulness to the Lord.

Name: Toni Carr Miller
Message: Prayers for your family. Austie was a special lady. I remember when my mom passed away and how she comforted me. I pray for your comfort at this time.

Name: Klay and LaWanda McKinney

Name: Holly Lane
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: truly enjoyed knowing and working with such a funny, kind person,your family is in my thoughts and prayers

Name: Wanda Brown(Zornek)
Message: Deana and family. I am so sorry for you loss.

Name: Carolyn Mueler
Message: We met Austie through the FOE and she became a special friend. Austie was a dear, sweet lady who was loved by all. We will miss her very much. Our prayers are with her family. Richard & Carolyn Mueller

Name: Rick and Deborah Hobbs
Message: Deana and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Name: Marie Murdock-Williams
Message: Deana and family, I was very blessed to call Ms Austie my friend. Heaven has a beautiful Angel who will be watching over you.

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Austie was a very special person.


Name: Larry L. Stuart St. Louis, MO
Message: Stanley, Mike, Theresa and Deana, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers today. I can still picture your mom at each and every event at the Y that you kids attended. She was a sweet lady who loved you kids dearly.

Name: Donna Ashcraft
Message: Praying for all of you. May the Lord give you peace and comfort during this sad time.

Name: Edith Agee

Name: Ronald Colvert
Message: The Johnson Family, With Deepest Sympathy. Austie was a classmate of my wife Jane and a dear friend. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

Name: Greg & Cyndy Glover
Message: Our love, thoughts, and prayers are with the Johnson and Helms families in the loss of Ms. Austie. We are thankful for the blessing of knowing her although it seems so short and also thankful she is no longer suffering. What a joy it is to know we will meet again when we join her in Heaven someday. May you feel the peace and comfort that only our Lord can provide in this time of sorrow.

Name: Pam Stout (May)
Message: I will always remember the good times as a kid growing up and staying at Aunt Austie's house in the summers. Always interesting to say the least. LOVE the family. My heart breaks with yours.

Name: BJ & Sharon Davis
Message: Deana, So very sorry for you and your family's loss.