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Viene Johnson, 76 of Benton went to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2014. She was born March 24, 1937 in Benton, to the late Lawrence Edward Tatum and Pearl May Bryan Tatum.
She was a lifetime member of New Friendship Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Deborah Ballard; two brothers; and one sister.
She is survived by a son, Ricky Johnson (Melissa) of Benton; a daughter, Janet Mashburn (Albert) of Benton; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a sister, Susie Rankin of Oklahoma.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at New Friendship Cemetery in Benton with Brother Tyler Askew officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 28, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home, 306 S. Main in Benton, (501) 315-4047.
Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard.