Betty Rae (Barlow) Johnson was born in Richmond, Virginia and is a lifelong resident of Caroline County, Virginia. She lives in Frog Level, Virginia with her husband, Arthur and has one son and two grandsons. She is an active member of Gethsemane Church of Christ in Mechanicsville, Virginia. In December 2010, she retired from the Federal Government after 35 years of service. She came to work for Storke Funeral Home in April 2015.