Dora Mae Johnson, 83, of Van Buren passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016, at a local hospital. She was retired owner and operator of Johnson Sewing Center and a former district manager of World Book Encyclopedia in Russellville. She was preceded by Don Huffstetler, father of her children; her second husband, Raymond Johnson; one sister, Helen Lopez; and one brother Carl Jones, She was the daughter of the late Eddie and Etta Lee Jones and a 1950 graduate of Van Buren High School.
She is survived by one daughter, Karen Lawrence and husband Kenneth of Russellville; one son, Eddie Huffstetler and wife Sheila of Van Buren; two stepdaughters, Sarah (Mrs. Buford "Bood") Keathley of Russellville and Mary (Mrs. Avrom D.) Clow of Atkins; two sisters, Judy Ashmore of Tulsa and Joy Merritt of Fayetteville, N,C,; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Van Buren First Assembly of God Church with burial at Dyer Cemetery in Dyer with Rev. Britt Brooks and Eddie Huffstetler officiating under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Family will visit with relatives and friends 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Ocker Funeral Home 700 Jefferson St., Van Buren.
Memorial contributions can be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1751, Van Buren, AR 72957.
Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.