Barbara Johnson Sells
Barbara Johnson Sells
  • December 18, 1937 - September 1, 2017
  • Wichita Falls, Texas

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Barbara Collins Johnson Sells, 79, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 11 AM in the Elbert Cemetery, Elbert, Texas. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 6-8 PM at Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park, Texas.
Barbara was born on December 18, 1937 in Haskell County, Texas to O.P. Collins and Nellie (Ling) Collins. She started school in Paint Creek, Texas and graduated from Haskell High School in 1956. Barbara married Tommy Ray Johnson in September 1956. He preceded her in death on September 15, 1978. She worked for the Texas Highway Department starting in 1967 and retired after 28 years of service in 1995. Barbara married Charles M. Sells in October 1980. He preceded her in death in 1993. Barbara was a member of the Board of Directors at the Iowa Park Friendly Door Senior Citizens Center and volunteered at Hospice of Wichita Falls. She loved her kids, grandkids, and great grandkids dearly.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; sisters, Juanell Ray and Lois Miller; brother, Buddy Collins; brother-in-law, B.J. Ray; grandson, Dusty Dean; and niece, Patsy Johnson Smith.
Surviving relatives include son, Tommy Craig Johnson and wife, Dorothy and daughter, Cene' Johnson Dean, all of Iowa Park; daughter, Kara Johnson Kelley and husband, James of Salado, Texas; eight grandchildren, Sommer Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Heather Dean, Karlee Nichols, Alyvia Nichols, Thomas Kelley, Timmie Heidrich, and Mikah Heidrich; eight great grandchildren, K'lyn Miller, Shelby Miller, Lily Duggins, Tom Johnson, Talya Johnson, Keira Dean, Rilee Dean, and Barrett Kelley; brother-in-law, James Miller of Coppell, Texas; nieces, Debbie Brantley of Irving, Texas and Peggy Armstrong of Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas; and nephew, Rodney Johnson of Virginia.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Wichita Falls and to the Iowa Park Friendly Door Senior Citizens Center.