Mattie Johnston


Graveside services for Mrs. Mattie Johnston, age 80, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Fayette Memorial Gardens. Elder James Howard officiated. Mrs. Johnston died Saturday, September 12 at her residence.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Elsie Loftis Brock; eight sisters, and two brothers.

Survivors include her husband, Glenn Johnston of Fayette; son, Sam Johnston of Tupelo, Miss; daughter, Connie Johnston Shirley of Fayette; brother, Horace M. Brock of Fayette; sister, Evelyn Roane (Larry) of Beaufort, SC; four grandchildren, Emilie Hutcheson (Ryan) of Tupelo, Miss., Amanda Johnston (Lori) of Memphis, Tenn., Matt Shirley of Tuscaloosa, Jonathan Shirley of Washington, D.C.; and one great-grandson, James Hutcheson.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to your favorite charity or to Parkinson’s research.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

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