|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1880|
|Death: ||Aug. 7, 1947|
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.
James McClure Myers (1852 - 1925)
Mary E. Shay (1859 - 1889)
Steele Scott Johnston (1871 - 1958)*
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)*
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)**
Created by: Pamela Myers-Grewell
Record added: Apr 14, 2009
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