Kathy J. Johnson, 62, of Barnesville, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018, at her home. Kathy was born on Aug. 3, 1955, in Barnesville, to Carol (Wyatt) Groves and the late Bernard Groves.

Kathy was a 1973 graduate of Barnesville High School and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Barnesville. She was active for 35 years in the Girl Scouts where she was a service unit director most recently, past president of the Junior Women's Club, 2017 Barnesville Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, and was active in the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival Committee where she was the 2016 ribbon cutter.

Kathy is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Bobby Johnson; mother, Carol Groves of Barnesville; three daughters: Melissa Dodd of Barnesville, Jill (Tony) Gerschutz of Hilliard and Natalie (Jarrod) Anderson of Barnesville; four grandchildren: Logan Dodd, Lauren Gerschutz, Nicholas Gerschutz and Sadie Jo Anderson; sister, Connie Flood of Barnesville; brother, Bill Groves of New Philadelphia; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services were Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, with the Rev. Ted Buehl officiating. Burial followed in the Crestview Cemetery in Barnesville.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Kathy's memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.