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Charlotte Tubbs Johnston (11-10-2016)
Photo of Charlotte Tubbs JohnstonA bright and shining
light has been dimmed in
the passing of Mrs. Charlotte
Ann Tubbs Johnston
of Downsville on Wednesday,
November 2, 2016.
Charlotte was a valiant
cancer survivor, but her
hardest fought battle was
with dementia.
Charlotte was born on
April 23, 1947, to Troy and
Dorothy Tubbs of the Conway
community. She was a
wife, mother, grandmother,
great grandmother, sister
and daughter, and her
family was her proudest
accomplishment. This was
evident in the past nine
days when her family constantly held vigil by her bedside.
Visitation was held November 3, 2016 at Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville. Services were at 10 a.m. on
November 4, 2016, at Conway Baptist Church with Bro.
Gary Canterberry and Bro. Terry Campanale officiating.
Burial followed at Holmesville Cemetery.Left to mourn her loss are: Her husband of 46 years,
John “Van” Johnston Sr.; four children – Shannon Johnston
Barkley and husband Kevin, John Van Johnston Jr.,
Allison Johnston Isaac and husband Barry all of Downsville,
and James Lee “Jay” Johnston of West Monroe; 11
grandchildren – Ashley Bailey and wife Heather, Devin
Barkley, Dawson Barkley, Cheyanne Barkley Albritton
and husband Landyn, John Van “Trey” Johnston, III
and fiancé Stormi Campbell, Lance Isaac and significant
other Tiffiny Greer, and AnnaBelle Isaac all of Downsville,
Destiny Johnston of Simsboro, Cloie and Camden
Johnston of Balcomville, Olivia Chapman of Rocky
Branch and Chelsea Barkley of West Monroe.
Four great grandchildren – Sarah and Emmalyn Bailey,
Lakyn “Tater” Johnston and Tripp Jones; mother,
Mrs. Dorothy Shadic Tubbs of Farmerville Nursing and
Rehab; and three sisters: Judy Tubbs Cole and husband
Dickey, Shirley Rowell and Kathy Tubbs Simpson and
husband Kenny all of Conway.
She was preceded in death by: Her father Troy Lee
Tubbs; and son-in-law Wayne Bailey.
Charlotte had a gift of gab and never met a stranger.
She loved reading, working in her yard and her flowers,
writing poetry and sketching pictures. Charlotte was a
longtime member of Conway Baptist Church and she
had a beautiful voice.
Serving as pallbearers were Brad Rowell, Shawn Simpson,
Rayce Powell, Sam Hughes, Tom Canterberry and
Stan Bridges. Honorary pallbearers were Jason Bridges,
Jamie Mims and Will Englerth.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.