Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Fannie Johnston Benton Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Johnston, 74, of Benton, Benton, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Johnston Funeral Funeral Home in Whittington, with the Rev. Richard Shaw officiating. Burial will be in Franklin cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. today. Mrs. Johnston died Friday morning at St. James Hospital Hospital in Chicago Heights. She was born in Illinois on June 5,1900, the daughter of Harve and Amanda (Veach) Hamilton. She was married to Herman Herman Johnston, who survives. survives. Mrs. Johnston was a member of the Immanuel Baptist church in Benton. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Glen Johnston, Chicago Heights; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Jane Blood, South Chicago Heights; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jesse Hamilton, Benton, Arthur Hamilton, Sesser, and John Hamilton, Ewing; and two sisters, Mrs. Laura Hammond, Hammond, Sesser, and Mrs. Margaret Cole, Carbondale.