Barbara Johnson

By | March 8, 2022

Barbara Ann Johnson, age 76, of Wellston, passed away Monday, March 7, 2022, at her home. She was born August 22, 1945, in Lawrence County, Ohio, daughter of the late Clarence and Selma (Hutchinson) Aldridge. Barbara was a former employee of Campbell’s Fresh, also known as the Mushroom Farm, in Jackson. She was a Christian woman of the Baptist faith who enjoyed sewing, cooking, shopping and visiting with her family and friends.

Barbara is survived by her children: Roy Johnson of Wellston, Debbie Johnson Henry of McArthur, Jim Johnson of Wellston and Joseph Johnson of London, OH; daughter-in-law, Sharon Rathburn of Wellston; grandchildren: Andrew, David, Heather, Jessica, Bradley, Justin, Jami, Britnie, Brandon and Devon; great-grandchildren: Zach, Mason, Mackenzie, Isaac, Lacey, Wyatt, Calvin, Isaac, Madison and Kenneth James on the way; sister, Nancy McFann of Fostoria; brother, Gary Aldridge of Ironton; along with several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Leroy Johnson in 1997; grandchildren: Jessica Wilbur, Bradley Wilbur and Devon Johnson; sister, Carol Jean Neff; and brothers: Gerald Aldridge and Ronnie Aldridge.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, March 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 10, at 11 a.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the C.M. Cemetery in Oak Hill. Online condolences can be sent to the family at