Friday, January 5, 2018, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Saturday, January 6, 2018, 2:00pm
Crossroads Christian Fellowship
805 Vernon Rd., Greenville, PA
Rev. Todd Jaussen, Pastor, officiating
Burial will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery
Betty M. Johnston, age 81, of Sharon Rd., W. Salem Twp., Greenville, passed away Tuesday evening, January 2, 2018 in her residence after an extended illness.
She was born in Greenville on October 14, 1936 to George C. and Daisey M. (Hunt) Davis. Betty was a 1954 graduate of Penn High School. She retired from St. Paul's, where she had been employed as a Dietitian for ten years and had previously worked as a bookkeeper and attendant at the former Boron Gas Station in Greenville that she and her husband operated together.
She was a member of Crossroads Christian Fellowship, where she served as a greeter and was also very active with the nursery and youth. Betty was a former member of White Shrine #47.
On July 26, 1954, she married Vernon D. Johnston, Sr., he survives at home. Also surviving are four daughters, Daisy Smolnik and her companion Ken Lucas of Butler, Betty Adams of Sharon, Shirley Patton and her husband Roger of Greenville and Patricia McGhee and her husband Timothy of Greenville; a son, George S. Johnston and his wife Sally of Greenville; a sister, Doris Perschka of Sharpsville; a brother John Davis of Greenville; nine grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, James R. Johnston and Vernon D. Johnston, Jr; two grandchildren, Georgia M. Johnston and Gary Smolnik, Jr.; six brothers, Albert Davis, George Davis, Fred Davis, Joseph Davis, William Davis and Donald Davis and a sister Mary Simpson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Christian Fellowship, 805 Vernon Rd., Greenville, PA 16125 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 1600 Peninsula Dr., Erie, PA 16501.