Betty B. Johnson age 59, of Kenton died 12:55 a.m., Tuesday at the home of her daughter Heather in Lima, surrounded by her family. She was born Feb. 1, 1954 in Kenton to Earl and Vernal M. Click Crisp. She was previously married to Jim Newport, William Brewster and widowed from Ronnie Charles William Johnson.
Mrs. Johnson was an avid P.O.G.O. player. She raised 2 beautiful children solo, who gave her 8 of the most beautiful grandchildren, who were her world.
Survivors include 2 daughters: Heather M. (Matthew T. Taylor) Newport of Lima and Audry (Larry) Butcher of Kenton; 1 son: Anthony Franks, 8 grandchildren: Dameron W. Franks, Dakota A. Franks, Miranda K. Diller, Zachary C. Diller, Devon M. Casler, Veronica L. Corwin, Sanoi O. Souksavanh and Boun A. Souksavanh; brothers Micheal, Eddie Dean and William Curtis Crisp and 7 sisters: Avinell Manns, Jay Smith, Judy Bolen, Loretta Davidson, Hazel Herriott, Tina Crisp and Barbara Dee Crisp.
She was preceded in death by 1 son: Patrick Souksavanh, 3 brothers: Coy, Cain and Earl Wayne Crisp and 2 sisters: Linda Crisp and Mae Nicoles.