She was born on May 12, 1954, in Charleston, W.Va., to Charles Henry and Mildred (Shockey) Porter. She married Johnny Johnston on May 31, 1980. He survives.
She retired from West Noble School Corporation after 15 years of busing school children. She was also a devoted Sunday School teacher for 40 years. She was a member of The Sanctuary in Syracuse.
Surviving are her husband; one son: Jonathan ‘Chris’ Johnston; two brothers: Chuck (Carolyn) Porter and Jim Porter, Ligonier, Ind.; two sisters: Karen Rollins, Ligonier; Betty Bailes, Charleston, W.Va.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother: Michael D.
Friends may visit with the family from 4-6 P.M on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at The Sanctuary, 10121 North State Road 13, Syracuse, IN 46567. A funeral service in her honor will follow the visitation at 6 P.M. Pastors Craig Fritchley and Ron Cox will officiate.
Visitation will take place from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at Dodd-Payne Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Ave., Fayetteville, W.Va., 25840. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Gatewood Road, Fayetteville. Arrangements are being handled by Yeager Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be given to The Sanctuary, 10121 N. SR 13, Syracuse, IN 46567.