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Carol Johnson


   Carol "Jean" Johnson, a resident of Dallas, died on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006 in Salem Hospital.
   She was born on December 11, 1939 in Prineville, Ore., the daughter of Wayne and Florence Rickman Berry.
   Jean attended Park Rose Elementary in Portland and later graduated from Crook County High School in Prineville in 1957. She than attended and graduated from Oregon State University earning bachelor's degrees in education and home economics. Jean came to Dallas in 1967. She later attended O.C.E and graduated from W.O.S.C. with a masters degree in counseling.
   Jean married Kenneth Johnson on June 29, 1974 in Dallas, Ore.
   Jean was a counselor at Dallas High School for 18 years until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and Beta Sigma Phi. She a member of The Quaint Quilter's. Jean loved quilting and received many blue ribbons from both the Polk County Fair and the State Fair.
   She was also a member of Lady's Charming. Jean loved attending and hosting formal tea parties. Jean was a person who touched a lot of lives in very positive ways.
   She is survived by: her husband, Ken of Dallas; daughter, Jeri and husband Ken Houle of Hillsboro; son, Greg and wife Christina Miller of Seattle; stepsons, Kyle Johnson of Kalama, Wash., Kent Johnson of Reno, Nev.; mother Florence Berry of Kingman, Ariz., grandchildren, Robbie and Kerrie Houle, and Natalie and Jacqueline Miller. She was preceded in death by her father, Wayne Berry and brother, Francis Wayne "Buzz" Berry. Services will be on Saturday, December 16 at 11 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church in Dallas.
   Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Hospital Cancer Fund in Carol Jean Johnson's name in care of the Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. To leave an online condolence for the family go to www.dallastribute.com.