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Helen Alberta Johnston Best
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1923
Death: Feb. 10, 1976

RIMERSBURG - Mrs. Helen Alberta Best, 53. of Sligo RD 2 died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon at Clarion Osteophathic community Hospital. Death was due to a heart seizure. Born February 8, 1923, in Piney Township, Clarion County, she was the daughter of the late Steele S. and Mary Ellen Myers Johnston. On December 7,1937, she was married to Richard E. Best who survives. Mrs. Best lived her entire life In Piney Township, Clarion County, area. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Shelby Jean) Wolfe of Parker, Mrs. Dan (Eileen) Fair of Parker RD 2, and Miss Darlene Best of Parker RD 1; two sons, Mike of Parker RD 2 and Jessie of Rimersburg; two brothers, James Johnston and Eugene Johnston, both of Sligo; six sisters, Mrs. Ida Bennett of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Mary Wood of Cranberry, Mrs. Claire Larimer of Sligo, Mrs. Frances Getson or Nova Scotia, Canada, Mrs. William (Violet) Kiehl] of Mayport, and Mrs. Evelyn Wensel of Sligo; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents, two sons, a daughter, three brothers and three sisters. The family will receive friends from 2 lo 4 and 7 to 9 pm today In the J.D. Miller Funeral Home In Rimersburg. The Derrick, Oil City, Pa. Thursday, February 12, 1976. Pg 12 
 
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 Parents:
  Steele Scott Johnston (1871 - 1958)
  Mary Ellen Myers Johnston (1880 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard Earl Best (1917 - 1983)*
 
 Children:
  Eileen Y. Best Fair (1945 - 2004)*
  Jessie James Best (1953 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Clarion County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Pamela Myers-Grewell
Record added: Jul 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20610546
Helen Alberta <i>Johnston</i> Best
Added by: Pamela Myers-Grewell
 
Helen Alberta <i>Johnston</i> Best
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