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Mary Ellen "Nellie" Myers Johnston
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1880
Sligo
Clarion County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1947
Reidsburg
Clarion County
Pennsylvania, USA

Aug. 14, 1947

Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnston, 67, died at her home in Piney township, near Sligo, on August 7, following a lingering illness.

Mrs. Johnston was born July 12, 1880 in Piney township, a daughter of the late James and Mary Myers. On June 1, 1898 she was married to Steele S. Johnston.

Surviving are her husband and the following children: James Johnston, Sligo; Mrs. Ida Bennett, Butler; Mrs. Ruth Larimer, Sligo, R. D.; Mrs. Grace Wetzel, Burnside; Mrs. Frances Getson, Nova Scotia, Canada; Ray Johnston; Mrs. Mary Good, Clarion; Eugene Johnston, Huey; Mrs. Evelyn Wensel, Sligo; Mrs. Anna M. Best, Harrisburg; Mrs. Violet Curll, Rimersburg; Paul Johnston, at home; Mrs. Helen Best, Sligo, R. D. Also surviving are 42 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, one sister, one brother, five half sisters and three half brothers.

A funeral service was held Saturday from the Sligo Methodist church, of which she was a member, the Rev. Lloyd Chelton, assisted by the Rev. Albert J. Renwick, officiating. Interment was in the Sligo cemetery.


Note: The obit has two errors - Mrs. Violet Curll is Mrs. Violet Kiehl; Mrs. Mary Good is Mrs. Mary Wood.

Transcription courtesy of Paul Kifer.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James McClure Myers (1852 - 1925)
  Mary E. Shay (1859 - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Steele Scott Johnston (1871 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Mabel Ellen Johnston Slater (1899 - 1941)*
  James Allen Johnston (1900 - 1979)*
  Ida M. Johnston Bennett (1902 - 1977)*
  Ruth Carrie Johnston Larimer (1903 - 1979)*
  Grace E. Johnston Wetzel (1904 - 1972)*
  Ray I. Johnston (1906 - 1971)*
  Roy Scott Johnston (1907 - 1942)*
  Mary Alma Johnston Wood (1909 - 2001)*
  Carl Eugene Johnston (1911 - 1989)*
  Anna Myrtle Johnston Best (1914 - 1971)*
  Helen Alberta Johnston Best (1923 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Elmer Myers (1876 - 1938)*
  Mary Ellen Myers Johnston (1880 - 1947)
  Thomas McClure Myers (1883 - 1973)*
  Jessie Mae Myers Courson (1891 - 1953)**
  Edith Odella Myers Crawford (1892 - 1982)**
  Harry James Myers (1895 - 1959)**
  Alice Emily Myers Blair (1897 - ____)**
  Sarah Blanche Myers Runyan (1899 - 1983)**
  Nettie Elizabeth Myers Johnson (1902 - 1992)**
  John Calvin Myers (1904 - 1944)**
  Russell E. Myers (1907 - 1984)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Sligo Cemetery
Sligo
Clarion County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Pamela Myers-Grewell
Record added: Apr 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35873520
Mary Ellen Nellie <i>Myers</i> Johnston
Added by: Pamela Myers-Grewell
 
 
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