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Anna Johns, 1935 - 2019

A wake was held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, and funeral services conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in the Community Indian Baptist Church near Sapulpa, for Bristow resident, Anna Johns. Interment followed in Magnolia Memorial Gardens in Bristow. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home, of Bristow.

Anna Johns was born in Vian on March 20, 1935, to the late Jess Morris and Josie (Dirtseller) Morris. She passed from this life in Tulsa on Feb. 15, 2019, at the age of 83 years. Anna was raised and educated in Vian.

In 1979, she moved from Arizona to Bristow.

On Oct. 24, 1980, she married Truett Johns and they have remained together until her death.

Anna had worked as a seamstress in Arizona and also at Ms. Elaine’s Garment Factory. She was very active in her church and would always look forward to helping during Vacation Bible School. She enjoyed reading the Bible, sewing, knitting, puzzles and collecting “old people or grandparent” figurines. However, her love for her family & spending time with them brought her the most joy. She was a friend to everyone she met and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Newton Armstrong; a daughter, Katherine Armstrong and four brothers Joe, Riley, Jess and Martin Morris.

Her remaining family includes her loving husband, Truett Johns, of the home; children, Shirley Thomas, of South Carolina; Norman Armstrong, Jr., of Oregon; Audrey Castro of Nevada; Earl Skinner, of Tulsa; Sarita Skinner, of Tulsa; Vivian Skinner, of Texas; Richard Skinner, of Tulsa; 30 grandchildren; numerous great & great great grandchildren; one brother, Pat Morris; two sisters, Oklahoma Cheater and Elizabeth Gutierrez; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Bristow News Record

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