Gertrude C. Johnson, 91 of Booneville, Arkansas passed away on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 in Barling, Arkansas. She was born on Dec. 30, 1926 in Fargo, North Dakota to her parents, Wilfred and Rose (Trottier) Bertrand. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy in Fargo and was a retired Teletype Operator for Western Union Telegraph.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Wilfred and Rose (Trottier) Bertrand; her husband, Kenneth Johnson; her daughter, Vonda Adair; her son, Jerome Bixby; her sisters, Bridget Lisburg, Rose Marei Heitkamp and Irene Bertrand and her brothers, Louie Betrand, Jerome Bertrand and Julien Bertrand.

She is survived by her grandson, Corey Quinlan of Houston, Texas; one sister, Theresa Tessier of Alta Loma, Calif., and a special friend, Lois Byers of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Burial of cremated remains will be in Fargo, North Dakota at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.

Online guestbook at