Carolyn S. Johnson of rural Welch, passed away Friday, June 4, 2010, at Craig General Hospital in Vinita, with her family at her side. She was 65 years old.

Carolyn was born April 10, 1945, in Dennis Kan. She was raised by her mother and step-father, Hershel and Loretta (McBrien) Malone.

On Feb. 11, 1960, she married Roy Johnson in Miami. The couple made their home in rural Welch.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her step-father, Hershel.

She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years; two sons, Clarence Johnson of Riverton, Kan., and Lawrence Johnson of Fairland; two daughters, Anita and Chris Rogers of Wyandotte, and Sherry and Tommy Hopkins of Vinita; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; onehalf brother; one step-brother, Harley and Jean Ruth Malone of Welch; and a host of friends.

There will be a visitation for family and friends from 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, June 9, at the Thomas Funeral Home, Welch.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 10, at Oakhill Cemetery, Chetopa, Kan. Interment following.

Services are under the direction of Jim Thomas, Thomas Funeral Home, Welch.