Shirley (Johnson) Brown

June 3, 1960 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 59)


     Ms. Shirley Johnson-Brown was born June 21, 1960 to Willie Eva Johnson and Johnny Johnson, Sr. in Little Prairie Township, Missouri.

     Shirley had a very special relationship with God.  She was beautiful inside and out, she was loved by so many people.  She made you love her because she was so sweet and caring; with a heart of gold.  She was a great mother, grandmother, secretary, listener, homemaker and cook.  She loved her music and shopping; but most of all she loved her family.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny Johnson, Sr. and Willie Eva Johnson, sisters, Mary Ann Johnson-Hill, Bonnie Johnson, daughter, Kizzy Johnson, nephew, Adam Hill, aunt, Catherine Johnson, uncle, Charlie Johnson, Sr., cousins, David Johnson, Cordie Johnson, Bobbie Johnson and Ruby Ann Johnson.

      She leaves to cherish her beautiful memories: three daughters and one son; Cassandra Johnson-Matthews (Fabian) of  Memphis, TN, Bianca Johnson of St. Louis, MO, Nikita Johnson of St. Louis, MO and Justice Johnson– Brown of St. Louis, MO, ten siblings, Johnny Johnson, Jr. of Jackson, TN, Eva Johnson of Kennett, MO, Gregory Johnson of Los Angeles, CA, Willie David Johnson of Chicago, IL, Patricia Johnson of Austin, TX, Gloria Johnson of Minneapolis, MN, Sandra Lemons              (Mike) of Kennett, MO, Tina Johnson and Tony Johnson of Caruthersville, MO,  a companion for 34 years, Jimmy Brown of St. Louis, MO, five grandchildren, Darion Hayes, Aaliyah Johnson, Don Larry, Jr., Mia Matthews, Khloe Johnson Davis and a step-son, Jimmy Miller of St. Louis, MO and a host nieces, nephews cousins and friends.


“Trust in God with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your path straight”  Proverbs 3:5-6.



May 2, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Carter Funeral Home
1401 Franklin Ave
Caruthersville, MO 63830

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