Barbara Joan Johnson Stockwell

April 22, 1933June 9, 2018
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Barbara Joan Johnson Stockwell, age 85, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at her home in Conover, NC. Born April 22, 1933, in Hughes County, OK, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy Johnson and Reba Mae Jones Johnson.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husbands, William Robert Kealy, and Robert Stockwell; and daughter, Karen Kealy Peak.

Those left to cherish her memory are daughters; Deborah London of Maiden, NC, Janet Ludwig and husband, Lawrence of Port St. Lucie, FL and Kathleen Kealy Garner; grandchildren, Timothy Tiemeyer and wife, Aiko of Providence, RI, Jennifer Chang and husband, Shaun of Atlanta, GA, Janelle Scrima and husband, Vincent of Hobe Sound, FL, Ryan Matthew Kealy and wife, Erika of Hood River, OR, Christopher Lee Garner and wife, Kim of Hooks, TX, Jess Daniel Garner and wife, Brittney of Fouke, AK; 15 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at the Drum Funeral Home Chapel in Conover, NC, on Tuesday June 12, 2018 at 5:00pm with Rev. Paul Nelson officiating. The family will receive friends at Drum Funeral Home in Conover prior to the service at 4:00pm. Burial will take place at a later date in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Condolences may be sent to the Stockwell families at

Barbara has requested that instead of flowers or gifts, that contributions be made to Concordia Lutheran Church, 216 5th Ave. SE, Conover, NC 28613.

The Stockwell family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.


  • LeRoy Johnson, Father
  • Reba Mae Jones Johnson, Mother
  • William Robert Kealy, Husband
  • Robert Stockwell, Husband
  • Karen Kealy Peak, Daughter
  • Deborah London, Daughter
  • Kathleen Kealy Garner, Daughter
  • Janet Ludwig and husband, Lawrence, Daughter
  • Timothy Tiemeyer and wife, Aiko, Grandchild
  • Jennifer Chang and husband, Shaun, Grandchild
  • Janelle Scrima and husband, Vincent, Grandchild
  • Ryan Matthew Kealy and wife, Erika, Grandchild
  • Christopher Lee Garner and wife, Kim, Grandchild
  • Jesse Daniel Garner and wife, Brittney, Grandchild
  • Mrs. Stockwell also leaves 15 Great-Grandchildren to cherish her memory


  • Receiving of Friends Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Barbara Joan Johnson Stockwell

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Cindy Butler

July 27, 2018

Lots of time passed. Lots of good memories. Always called me little Cindy. So sorry for the loss and really sorry we couldn't stay closer considering how much your momma and my momma loved each other. God Bless you all.

Kathleen Kealy Garner

June 15, 2018

Kathleen Kealy Garner

June 15, 2018

Kathleen Kealy Garner

June 15, 2018

"Honey", was loved by everyone who knew her. She loved us all unconditionally and was always positive and supportive. Although the miles separated us, our hearts are forever bonded with Love and Respect. We will remember the warm, witty, and strong woman who set a great example for us.
We will miss her always.
Love always,
Kathleen Kealy Garner

Bill, Grace, Will and Gray Williams

June 12, 2018

Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your families. We will surely miss the presence of Barbara. She was a wonderful neighbor as well as a wonderful person. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

The Williams

Peggy Travis

June 12, 2018

A beautiful friend who will dearly missed by our neighborhood! She gave us all strength and determination in the face of so many many health issues! Thank you for being our friend, Barbara. We love Barbarađź’•. Our thoughts and prayers for the family. Peggy & Harvey


Barbara and Bill Kealy