Katherine Johnson-Tully


Katherine Johnson Tully, 86 of Pine Bluff, died Thursday, January 2, 2014, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Tully was born June 25, 1927, in Huttig, Ark., the daughter of the late Wilton and Orene Langley.

Mrs. Tully was reared and educated in Huttig, where she attended the Huttig schools. She moved to Pine Bluff in 1958, with her first husband, Mr. Louis Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Pine Bluff, where she was a member of The Upper Room Sunday School Class.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, brothers, Otha and W. C. Langley; sister, Ophelia Lane and granddaughter, Misty Johnson.

Survivors include her husband, William Tully, whom she married at Pine Bluff; son, Randy Johnson (Dena) of Pine Bluff, daughters, Sylvia Keller of Pine bluff and Tonyae Burnett (Lamar) of Greer, South Carolina; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors with Reverend Gary Bell and Reverend Pat Hart officiating. Burial will follow in Harper Springs Cemetery at Huttig at 3:00 p.m.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to service time at the Chapel.