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Barbara Beth (Foslund) Johnson
June 27, 1942 ~ September 27, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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On September 27, 2023, Barbara Johnson, 81, passed away at home surrounded by her family after battling cancer.
Ms. Johnson was born on June 27, 1942 in Evanston, Illinois, the daughter of Erwin and Mildred Foslund. She married William (Bill) Johnson on January 15, 1966 in Glenview, Illinois. Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband, Bill, her two children, Suzanne Johnson, and Mark Johnson, along with his wife Jenika Johnson, and their four children, Cade, Liam, Alaina and Elias.
Barbara was a tireless volunteer, devoting much of her time to many community organizations and social groups. She was a charter member of the Columbia Women’s Club, and the Assistance League of Mid-Missouri. She also was the treasurer of the Hazel Ebert King’s Daughter’s Circle and a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Money Maids Stock Club. Barbara was an active member of the United Missouri Methodist Church in Columbia, Missouri where she also served as treasurer. She showed love and kindness through humble acts of service throughout her life.
Visitation will be held at Missouri United Methodist Church (204 South Ninth Street, Columbia, Missouri) on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at 10:00 am, followed by a service at 11:00 am. Burial will follow the funeral at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Paris, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to United Missouri Methodist Church, or the Assistance League of Mid-Missouri.