|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1906|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2006|
Graveside services for Luther Conway Johnston, 100, Palestine, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Roselawn Park with the Rev. Scott Dornbush and Judge Bascom Bentley officiating. Arrangements under direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.
Mr. Johnston died Dec. 12, 2006, in a Palestine nursing home.
He was born Dec. 11, 1906, in Arkansas to the late Fletcher P. and Martha Ann "Mattie" Bailey Johnston. He retired as an attorney at the age of 90 and was a member of First United Methodist Church. He served as Anderson County Judge and Anderson County Attorney and was a member of Anderson County Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association. He also served on the board of directors for Cartmell Home for the Aged.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Evelyn Hanks Johnston, in 2001; daughter, Anne J. Chennault; great-granddaughter, Meagan Chennault; sister, Marie Johnston; brothers, F.M. Johnston, Monroe Johnston, Lawrence Johnston and Olen Johnston; and his nephew and law partner, Hoyt Johnston.
Survivors include daughter, Susan J. Comte; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Fletcher P Johnston (1873 - 1957)
Martha Ann Bailey Johnston (1874 - 1928)
Doris Evelyn Hanks Johnston (1909 - 2001)*
Anne Johnston Chennault (1938 - 2003)*
Vivian Melvin Johnston (1897 - 1962)*
Luther Conway Johnston (1906 - 2006)
Olen B Johnston (1909 - 1983)*
Note: Headstone photo courtesy of Beverly Odom/East Texas Genealogical Society
Roselawn Park Cemetery
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Dec 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17018665