Classmates Obituaries - Letter B
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Johnston, Virginia Riley - Virginia Riley Johnston, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 9, 2008, in a local hospital.
Born November 22, 1920 in Hot Springs, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Billie Riley and widow of Harry M. Johnston. She was a homemaker, active in Beta Sigma Phi Society for over 50 years and was a Baptist. Three brothers and one sister predeceased her.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Sara Martin Douglas, Jackie Riley Longinotti, Gail Martin Montouri, Phyllis Riley Vaughn, Faith Riley Skoog, David Clifford Martin, Julia “Bitty” Martin, Juliet “Misty” Findley, Jack Phillip Riley and Mary Lou Riley Tucker.
The service will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 13, in Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John McCallum officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Pete Davenport, Carl Crow, Jr., Gene Watson, Bill Walker, Doug Ervin and Richard Hawthorn.
Honorary Pallbearers are the Jordon Sunday School Class, Staff and friends at West Shores and Lakewood Convalescent Home, Dr. John Wayne Smith, Clarence Jordon, Juan Wheatley and Mamie Ruth Abernathy.
...Memorials may be made to the building fund at First Baptist Church, 2350 Central Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71913.
Arrangements are with Caruth-Hale Funeral Home. [Caruth-Hale Funeral Home online obituary] [Class of 1940]