Barbara Allen Johnson

Published 9:49 am Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, God called Barbara Ann Allen Johnson, of Catonsville, Maryland, home to spend eternity with Him in Heaven. Barbara was born on Oct. 17, 1944 in Charlotte County, to Mattie Lee Allen and the late Hilary Garfield Allen. 

Barbara truly loved her family and became the “matriarch” to her family in Virginia, as her mother began to age. She was very generous with her family and freely shared her advice, money and most of all her love.

Barbara was preceded in death by her father and her brother, Earnest.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving and devoted husband, Billy; her mother, Mattie Lee Allen; brother, George Allen(Mattie); stepchildren Kevin (Tammy), Karen(Khalid) and Kimberly; her special loves, Crystal and Amir; step-grandchildren Karen Roxanne, Kevin Jr., and Kim; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Deborah Evans; nieces Gloria, Vivian, Delores and Brandy; nephew Melvin; special cousin Robert (Norma) Smith; lifelong friends, Jean Grier, Daisy Jackson, Beatrice Kess, Rosa Fair and Hattie Terrell; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life Services were held at noon, on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Piney Grove Baptist Church in Randolph, with interment in the church cemetery.

Service of Comfort were provided by Dupee’s Funeral Home in Drakes Branch. Online condolences may be expressed at