AUGUSTA, GA. - M r. John Edward Johnston Jr., 78, beloved husband of Lillie James Johnston, entered into rest Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Saint Joseph Hospital. Graveside services will be conducted at 11a.m., Thursday, June 20, 2002, in Westover Memorial Park with the Rev. George Holcomb, officiating. A native of Texarkana,Ark., Mr. Johnston has made Augusta his home for the last 50 years. He retired from the Georgia-Florida Railroad, where he was employed as a machinist. He was a member of Central Baptist Church. Surviving family members include two sons, John E. Johnston III, of Evans and Dewey W. Johnston of Augusta; a daughter, Jincy Johnston of Augusta and two grandchildren, Jana and Jeffery Johnston.
The Augusta Chronicle June 20, 2002