East Funeral Home


Elsie Sybil Johnson

September 23, 1921April 15, 2021

Elsie Sybil Johnson, 99, of Texarkana, AR passed away April 15, 2021 in a local retirement community. Mrs. Johnson was born September 23, 1921 in Dubberly, LA. She was a member of Fairview Methodist Church, where she was a member of the choir; she was active in Scouting when her boys were young; was a volunteer at Wadley Regional Medical Center for many years; an avid bridge player and quilter.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Merilynn Johnson and Kirk and Deborah Johnson all of Texarkana; grandchildren Josh Johnson and Erin Taylor of Longbranch, WA, Amy and Chad Triptow and Matt Johnson all of Texarkana, Kelly and John Crowe of Little Rock, AR, Aimee and Tad Meredith and Cliff and Jessi Martin all of Texarkana; great grandchildren, Jacob Triptow, Danny and Michelle Meredith and Coy, Carter and Cade Martin all of Texarkana, Abby and Ava Crowe and Ivy and Courtney Crowe all of Little Rock.

Graveside service will be 12 noon, Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Memorial Gardens with Randy Thomas officiating. Burial is under the direction of East Funeral Home - Downtown.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to your favorite charity.

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Louis Ainsworth

April 17, 2021

Wonderful lady and mother. I grew up in the Johnson's neighborhood and knew the Johnson family as neighbors and fellow members of Fairview Methodist Church. She was an exceptional person who sure reared fine sons.
She and her family are in my prayers.

Lisa Houser

April 16, 2021

Mrs. Johnson was an awesome lady and I have been blessed to have known her!! ❤️ Prayers for all of you for peace and comfort knowing that she is back with Mr. Johnson and her mom and dad again. She had been waiting a long time!! Love you all!

Carol Silvey

April 16, 2021

She was a kind neighbor long ago and friend to many. She leaves behind a multitude who will cherish her memory. Prayers for the family.

Bill Beck

April 15, 2021

Such a wonderful lady.Many great memories when we were kids growing up. Prayers for all her family and friends.