Dec. 23, 1942-April 19, 2021

Barbara Durr Johnson departed this life Monday, April 19, 2021, in Plano, Texas, at the age of 78. She was born in Natchitoches Dec. 23, 1942, to U.V. “Dick” Durr and Lucille (Prothro) Durr.

Barbara graduated from Natchitoches High School in 1960 and attended Northwestern State University and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree from LSU New Orleans. While living in Houston, she received a Master’s Degree in Social Services from the University of Texas. Her life long career was as a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW).

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Norman Johnson; and brother, James “Jamie” Durr.

She is survived by her sisters, Elaine Durr Sexton of Bossier City, Janet Durr Warford of Whitewright, Texas, and Diane Durr Rolin of Melissa, Texas; nephews, Mike Collins of Denver, Colo., Todd Warford and wife Susan of Hallsville, Texas, Kurt Warford and wife Amber of Whitewright, Texas, and Philip Durr and wife Shawna of Natchitoches; nieces, Vicki Collins Mulae and husband Joe of Prosper, Texas, and Tracy Durr Brown and husband Randy of Keller, Texas.

A graveside service for family and friends will be Thursday, April 22 at 2 p.m. at Beluah Cemetery, 2279 Hwy 487, Marthaville.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Arrangements are with Mullican-Little Funeral Home, Bells, Texas. An online registry may be signed at