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Verna Blanche Watson Johnston
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1897
Searsboro
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2000
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA

BURIED NEXT TO: Donald Y. Wilson, Jr.

"Times-News" Hendersonville, North Carolina
Wednesday January 26, 2000

"Blanche W. Johnston, 102"
Blanche Watson Johnston, 102, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2000, at Elizabeth House.
She was a daughter of the late Edward Lafayette Watson and Francelia Boget Watson, born July 29, 1897, on the family homestead near Searsboro, Iowa. She obtained her teaching certificate at Cedar Falls Teacher's College in 1915 and taught grades 1-8 in a one-room schoolhouse. In 1918, she went to Washington, D.C., where she worked in the Treasury Department. Later she lived in Illinois for many years before moving to Hendersonville in 1995.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Hazel Lorene Tish, and her brother, Marvin Bryan Watson.
She is survived by three sons, Darryl P. Johnston and his wife, Gwen, of Hendersonville, Wayne E. Johnston and his wife, Genevieve, of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Verle L. Johnston and his wife, Joan, of Goode, Va; two daughters, Phyllis L. Johnston and her husband, Dan, of Southern Pines and Marjorie F. Worniak (wife of the late Edward Wozniak) of Highland, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two nieces; and a nephew.
A graveside service was held Tuesday at Pisgah Gardens with the Rev. Andy Robinson officiating."
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 Parents:
  Edward Lafayette Watson (1865 - 1943)
  Francelia Elizabeth Boget Watson (1876 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Trader Johnston (1898 - 1977)*
 
 Children:
  Marjorie Frances Johnston Wozniak (1924 - 2001)*
  Verle Lafayette Johnston (1926 - 2012)*
  Wayne Elton Johnston (1928 - 2011)*
  Phyllis Juanita Johnston Johnson (1930 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Lorene Watson Tish (1895 - 1980)*
  Verna Blanche Watson Johnston (1897 - 2000)
  Marvin Bryan Watson (1908 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory Cemetery
Pisgah Forest
Transylvania County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Burt
Originally Created by: PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON &...
Record added: Jul 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114101468
Verna Blanche <i>Watson</i> Johnston
Added by: PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
 
Verna Blanche <i>Watson</i> Johnston
Added by: PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
 
Verna Blanche <i>Watson</i> Johnston
Added by: PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
 
 
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- Michael Harrington
 Added: Aug. 17, 2013
Rest in Heavenly peace. Deepest condolences to your family and descendants. May the Lord bless those you left behind, and heal their broken hearts.
- PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
 Added: Jul. 20, 2013
 
 
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