Ruby Nell Fox Johnson, 85, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021. She was born and raised in the Horse Creek Community, resided in Junction City AR, where she lived more than 50 years, until returning here in 2018. Ruby was a member of the Eagles Club. Ruby loved cooking for her family, quilting, and sewing. She and her husband ran the State Line Sandwich in Junction City, AR. Ruby always thought of her brothers and sisters, nieces, and nephews as her children.\n \nRuby is the widow of John Johnson of Junction City, AR.\n \nRuby is the daughter of the late James Edgar Fox of Blain, TN and Liza Mae Key Fox of the Horse Creek Community.\n \nRuby is survived by 2 brothers and 1 sister: Earl Fox of the St. James Community, Raymond “Gene” Fox, and Mary Fox Tarlton both of the Horse Creek Community; 4 sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Fox, Sue Fox both of Afton, Mary Ann Fox of Greeneville, Patsy Fox of Chuckey; nieces and nephews: Anna Fox Mercer, James Fox, Wesley Fox, Tammy Fox Pfrommer, Bonnie Fox, Opie Fox, Gidget Fox, Susie Tarlton Duncan, Mikey Tarlton, Larry Tarlton, Johnny Lamb, Fannie Mae Lamb, Bobby Graham, Buffy Graham, and many great nieces and nephews.\n \nRuby was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters: Hobert Fox, Robert Fox, both formerly of Afton, Frank “Frog” Fox, Betty Fox Lamb and Kathy Fox Graham, all formerly of Greeneville.\n \nThe family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 4-7PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel in Afton. The Funeral Service will be Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 2PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel in Afton with the Rev. Tommy Melton officiating. Interment will be in Cross Anchor Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved mother.\n \nPallbearers will be: Mikey Talton, Larry Tarlton, Johnny Lamb, James Fox, Opie Fox, and Wesley Fox.\n \nHonorary pallbearers will be: Cody Fox, Corey Fox, Kendrick Estepp, Tanner Duncan, Jonathan Lamb, Dalton Graham, Don Fox and Trey Devoti.\n \nThoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nRuby Nell Fox Johnson, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.