October 2, 1924 - February 15, 2022
Mrs. Bernadine Johnston, age 97, of Laurel, Mississippi, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022. She was born October 2, 1924, in Jones County to Ellison and Maudie Garvin, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death; her husband of 56 years, A. B. “Johnny” Johnston; two brothers, Edward Garvin and Ernest Garvin; niece, Debbie Furr; great nephew, Jeff Blackledge; and son-in-law, Joe Hanson. She is survived by her children, Janice Langdon (Andy) of California, Larry Johnston (Sandra) of Petal, and Sonya Hanson of Katy, Texas; brother and last remaining sibling, Robert Garvin (Julie) of Kentucky; grandchildren, Kim Posey of Colorado, Lawton Cummings (Craig) of Austin, Doug Posey of Colorado, Kara Johnston of Petal, Kyle Johnston (Emily) of Ellisville, Chelsea Obregon (Saul) of Katy, and Lance Risher of Austin; and twelve great grandchildren. Mrs. Johnston retired from Laurel Federal Savings and Loan after 36 years of service in the banking industry. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church, which she faithfully attended until the age of 95. She was also known to those who loved her as Mimi and was always happy to socialize with anyone at any time, especially family and friends, and loved to cook any and every one a meal. Visitation will be held at Memory Chapel Funeral Home on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 9 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Laurel. Pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons, Kyle Johnston, Lance Risher, Kaine Jackson, Doug Posey, Brenden Posey, Cameron Lymon, Max Lane, Mason Lane, and Cooper Cummings. Honorary pallbearers will be Craig Cummings, Steve Garvin, Bill Garvin, Saul Obregon, Paul Moore, J. M. Blackledge, Cooper Johnston, Cason Johnston, Caleb Obregon, Addison Cummings, Abigail Posey, and Aleigha Hazell. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 – A life well lived. To sign the online guest book, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.
Mrs. Bernadine Johnston, age 97, of Laurel, Mississippi, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022. She was born October 2, 1924, in Jones County to Ellison and Maudie Garvin, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death; her husband... View Obituary & Service Information
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