Ruby Ledbetter Johns

Ruby Ledbetter Johns, 78, of West Frankfort passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the St. Louis University Hospital. She born May 31, 1940 in Orient to William and Nettie (Filkins) Shelton.

Survivors include her husband, Clinton Johns of West Frankfort; son, Jim (Leanne) Ledbetter Jr. of Benton; daughter, Angela (Shane) Tyler of West Frankfort; step son, Ron (Becky) Ledbetter of Fresno, CA.; step daughters, Sheryl Borneman, Deanna Johns, Brenda Kozfkay, Toni Like and Lauralee Tandy; her bother, Merle “Buddy” Shelton of Benton and sister, Laura (David) Houseman of Kodak, TN.; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 11 step grandchildren; several step great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, James “Sonny” Ledbetter Sr. a grandchild, Hanna and 11 brothers and sisters.

She was a member of the Thompsonville Seventh-day Adventist Church in and was the owner and operator of Glamour Cottage Beauty Shop in West Frankfort for many years.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the Thompsonville Seventh-day Adventist Church with Danny Shelton officiating. Burial will be in the Denning Cemetery on Orient Road. Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Three Angels Broadcasting Network (3ABN) and will be accepted at the church and funeral home. Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort is in charge of arrangements. To sign the guest register visit

View Original NoticeRuby Ledbetter Johns of West Frankfort, Illinois, May 31, 1940 – March 2, 2019