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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Obituary - Ruby Louise (Parks) Johnson

Ruby Louise (Parks) Johnson,89, Clinton passed away on November 23, 2020 at Research Medical in Kansas City, MO. Funeral service will be held at Vansant Mills Funeral Home, in Clinton Missouri on Friday November 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm with visitation one hour before. Burial at Clinton Memory Gardens, Clinton Missouri. Memorials in Louise’s name can be made out to Mt. Zion Methodist Church.

Ruby Louise (Parks) Johnson, was born November 18, 1931 to Roscoe and Ninnie Parks. Louise married Walter Hiram Johnson, Jr. on June 1, 1949 and together they had 2 children Linda and Lane.

As a young girl she was involved with 4-H. In later years she loved to paint, make quilts and tend her garden.

Louise was always active in the Methodist Church and women’s Hope and Faith Club. Her faith in God was never questioned. She was a caregiver to many people over the years, and she leaves behind many friends whose lives have been enriched by her gentle kindness. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter, her parents and one sister Charlene Wetzel.

Surviving Louise is one brother, Dale Parks, Clinton, Missouri; her children Linda McSparin, Charleston West Virginia, Lane Johnson (Diana), Clinton Missouri, 6 grandchildren Valerie McSparin, Lexington, Kentucky, Erin Jacobs (Ben) Breinigsville, Pennsylvania; Clint Johnson, Clinton Missouri; Caleb Johnson (Jill) Ozark, Missouri; Amy Wirsig (Jared) Lees Summit Missouri; Krystal Phipps (Kevin), Wentzville, Missouri. 12 great grandchildren Jacob, Liam and Maggie Asbury, Bear and Evie Jacobs, Rhianne and Remington Johnson, Macey Packard (Jon), Jackson and Lily Wirsig, Kody Rhoades and Karley Kirk. 1 great-great grandson Lochland. Louise also leaves behind several nieces and nephews and so many friends. She will be missed dearly by all.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri.