Barbara Ann Johnson

Spencer, TN-Barbara Ann Johnson, age 57, passed from this life Sunday January 24, 2021 at Saint Thomas Mid-Town Hospital in Nashville, TN. Barbara was born in Tampa, FL on October 11, 1963 to the late James Milton and Willie Morine Reeves Yates.  She was a homemaker and a member of Clark’s Chapel Church of God.

In addition to her parents Barbara was preceded in death by son; Brandon Campbell, brother; Lynn Milton Yates, sisters; Donna Narramore, Brenda Sue Oakwood and Mary Ruth Wallace.

Barbara is survived by sons; Daniel Yates and Kevin (Shana) Waller, daughter; Megan (Nathan Cribbs) Campbell, brothers; Mark (Tracy) Yates and James Wintford Yates, sisters; Frances (Dinky) Manley and Linda Lou Yates, grandchildren; Kayliegh Yates, Jasmine and Wyatt Waller, Sydney Young, Sophia, Felicity and Zylen Cribbs and a large extended family.

Funeral services will be held Thursday January 28, 2021 at 2:00pm in the Layne Chapel with Bro. Jeff Smith and Bro. Jason Stevens officiating.  Burial will follow in the Spencer Town Cemetery.  Visitation will begin Wednesday 10:00am to 8:00pm and Thursday 9:00am till time of service at 2:00pm.

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Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444