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Ruth Phillips Johnson, 87 of Lexington went to be with her Lord on Sunday, December 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Ruth was born March 13, 1930 in Lebanon, OH a daughter of the late Willie Harrison and Alva Whitley Phillips. She was of the Baptist faith, a licensed beautician and RCA in Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her husband Glenn Edward Johnson; son, Donald Gene Johnson; one brother, Aubra Phillips; two sisters, Ruby Harlow and Goldie Harlow. She is survived by one son, Edward Johnson of Honolulu HI; one daughter, Glenna Jo Johnson of Lexington; one sister Wila Akers of FL; two grandchildren, Kevin Johnson of Santa Anna CA and Jennifer Bjerregaard of Bargersville IN; four great-grandchildren, Carly and Nolan Bjerregaard, Bradley and Collin Johnson.
Services will be conducted Thursday, 1:00 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home with Brad Cotten, officiating. Burial will be in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com.
Published on December 12, 2017
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