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“Uncle Will, Aunt Nancy and family; our thoughts and prayers are with you all. So sorry. Know that we are here if you need us! Love y'all! ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Randy and Donna McDaniel - Mena, AR

“Will and all, I am so sorry for your loss. But like Mother she is in a better place and is whole again. Bet they will be just chatting up a storm....Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Eleanor (Martin) Jones - Skwentna, AK

Mary Jo Page (Johnson), age 83, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born August 12, 1931 in Zafra, Oklahoma to the late Theodore Chatham and Gracie Sitton Chatham. She was married to the late Dillard Johnson for many years. She was a member of the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church and was a loving homemaker. Mary Jo loved to cook for family and friends, making quilts, sew, and loved fishing. She was a loving and kind mother, step-mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by:

Sons: Johnny D. Johnson of Mounds, Oklahoma
William D. Johnson of Inola, Oklahoma
Monroe D. Johnson of Smithville, Oklahoma
Charles E. Johnson of Spiro, Oklahoma
Bobby D. Johnson of Ore City, Texas

Glen Parnell
Betty Gentry
Marlin Chatham

Four step-daughters, nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Lifelong friends: Charles and Margie Moudy

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dillard Johnson, brothers, Joe Myers, Earle Chatham, and Dale Chatham

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 01, 2015, 2:00 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church in Watson, Oklahoma with Brother Landon Murray officiating. Interment will follow in the Watson Cemetery in Watson under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friends visitation will be Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Funeral Home
Beasley-Wood Funeral Home
611 Janssen Avenue Mena, AR 71953
Tel. (479) 394-1310