Alice J. Johnston (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

BELVEDERE, S.C. - Mrs. Alice J. Johnston, 85, of Belvedere, SC, beloved wife of the late George C. Johnston and daughter of the late William Berry and Essie Glaze Johnson, entered into rest, Thursday, January 31, 2008. Born in and a lifelong resident of Aiken County, SC, she retired from Graniteville Company. Family members include children, Reba J. "Gail" Norwood, (Steven) Belvedere, SC and Anthony "Tony" Etheridge, Columbia, SC; and siblings, Magdalene Hampton, Gaffney, SC, Ella Jane Ussery, Warrenville, SC, and Joseph "Bo" Johnson, (Dorothy 'Dot') Burnettown, SC. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 4, 2008, at 11 o'clock at Bel Ridge Baptist Church, Belvedere, SC, with Pastor Earl Welch and Dr. Robert Collum officiating. Interment will follow in Pineview Memorial Gardens, North Augusta, SC. The family has asked that memorials in memory of Alice be made to Bel Ridge Baptist Church, c/o the Van Fund, 108 Monterey Ave., Belvedere, SC 29841. The family will receive friends Sunday, February 3, 2008, from 5 until 7 o'clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-February 2, 2008