Polly Marie Johnson, 91, of Van Buren died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, in a local nursing home. She was a homemaker, of the Pentecostal faith and widow of Alexander Johnson Sr.
She is survived by three daughters, Sue Hembera and Judy Barr, both of Van Buren, and Angela Rupp of Mountainburg; two sons, Stephen Johnson of Rockwell, Texas, and Jack Johnson of Van Buren; two sisters, Parthena Campbell of Wewoka, Okla., and Gail Dean of Alma; a brother, Bob Workman of Natural Dam; 23 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Nov. 10 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.
Pallbearers were John Hembera Jr., Jack Alexander Johnson, Simon Nicolas Johnson and William Rupp.