Mary Louise Johnston

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 19 for Mary Louise Johnston, with burial following in Octavia, Okla.

Mary passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at her home in Cortez at the age of 90. She was born Oct. 26, 1921 in Farlanville, Kan. to George and Mary Brown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen; her parents; brother, Bill; sister, Betty; grandson, RockySmith; and by her granddaughter, Angela McDonald.

Surviving Mary are her children, Dolores Smith of Durant, Okla., Roy Stafford and wife Annaof Cortez, Clifford Johnston and wife Valerie of Zafra, Okla., and Keith Johnston and wife Debbie of Lindsay, Okla.; brothers, George, Jack and Jerry; sisters, Helen and Polly; 18 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She lived most of herlife in Oklahoma and moved to Cortez in 1995, where she lived until her death.