May 28, 1939 - January 12, 2017
Mrs. Linda Mae Johnston, 77, of Louisiana, Missouri passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the home of her son in Louisiana, Missouri. Her desire was to be cremated. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Terry Cook will officiate. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana. Linda was born May 29, 1939 in Marshall, Missouri. Her parents were Fred and Emma Mae Hughlett. She married Don E. Willis on July 13, 1962 and he preceded her in death November 19, 1990. To this union was born one son, Don E. Willis II of Louisiana. On October 26, 1996, she married Everett Johnston who preceded her in death September 4, 2009. She is survived by her son, Don “Pug” Willis II (Tawni) of Louisiana, Missouri, step-daughter, Donna Reich (Wally) of Bowling Green, Missouri, one brother, William Hughlett (Betty) of Monroe City, Missouri, two grandsons; Micah Johnston of Stuttgart, Germany and Hayes E. Willis of Louisiana, Missouri, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; Fred and Emma Mae Hughlett, a niece, Debbie Reick and a nephew, William Hughlett, Jr. Linda was in the graduating class of 1957 from Louisiana High School. She had been employed as the Office Manager of Drug Rack and later stayed home to care for her son. In her spare time she enjoyed baking, reading, gardening, and spoiling her dog, Ace. She was always only a phone call away from friends and family. Over the years, several came to know her as another mother and she treated them all like her own. Memorials may be given to Pike County Home Health and Hospice, James E. Cary Cancer Center or John Cotton Memorial Animal Shelter in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Dr., Louisiana, MO 63353.
Mrs. Linda Mae Johnston, 77, of Louisiana, Missouri passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the home of her son in Louisiana, Missouri. Her desire was to be cremated. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017... View Obituary & Service Information
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