Rebecca Renee “Becky” Johnson, 36, of Joplin, Mo., died at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2009 at her home, she had been in ill health for four years.
She was born June 30, 1973 in Ft. Scott, Kan., the daughter of James W. and Patricia A. Clubine Johnson.
She graduated from Columbus High School in 1991. She moved back to Miller, Mo. to live with her mother in August of 2005. In December of 2005 she was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma. She fought a long battle with the cancer while raising her two children. She had been a resident of Joplin since march of 2009.
Becky worked as a bank cashier at Harrah’s Casino, in St. Louis, Mo. for five years.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; her father and one son Devon Johnson.
Survivors include one son, Branden Johnson and one daughter, Makayla Johnson both of the home; her mother, Patricia Clubine of Joplin, Mo.; one brother, Dale Johnson of Oronogo, Mo. and a uncle Jim Braden of Nevada, Mo..
Memorial services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 17, 2009 at the First Presbyterian Church in Baxter Springs, Kan. with the Rev. Bill Christman, officiating. The family has suggested expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorials to her Childrens Educational Trust Fund. Arrangements are by the Midland Cremation Society of Joplin, Mo.