Janie Johnston


DIGHTON — Janie Johnston, 73, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Lane County Long Term Care in Dighton.

DIGHTON — Janie Johnston, 73, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Lane County Long Term Care in Dighton.

She was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Gove County, to Earl Andrew and Consuella Fullmer Wilson. She graduated from Dighton High School in 1958.

On Feb. 3, 1968, she married Alvin C. Johnston in Dighton. She had worked as a beautician in Garden City before her marriage.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, Von and James Johnston, both of Dighton; two brothers, Dean Wilson of Dighton, and Rex Wilson of Marion; a sister, Amy Jewell of Warsaw, Mo.; two stepbrothers, Forrest York of Healy, and Dwight York of Oakley; a stepsister, Maxine Wilson of Dighton; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Keith Wilson; and a sister, DeLila Speer.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church in Dighton. Burial will be at Dighton Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. today and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church, in care of the funeral home, Box 891, Dighton, KS 67839.


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