Doris M. Johnston

Written by on November 5, 2020

Doris M. Johnston 89

of Mt. Victory


A funeral service for Doris M. Johnston will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Monday, November 9, 2020 at The Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Mt. Victory with Pastor Douglas Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Hale Cemetery just outside of Mt. Victory. Friends and family may visit 1 hour prior to services at the funeral home.

She died on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Green Hills Inn Assisted Living in West Liberty. She was born on September 24, 1931 in Urbana to the late Paul and Mabel (Barger) Young. She married Neil Johnston on March 27, 1971 and he preceded her in death on July 14, 2009.

Surviving are a son; Robert (Judy) Painter of Bellefontaine, a step-son; Jerry (Debbie) Johnston of Tiffin, 4 grandchildren; Rob (Denise) Painter, Paul (Terri) Painter, Jared (Sarah) Johnston, Alissa (Jamie) Schreger, 12 great-grandchildren, and special friends; Connie Fay and Craig and Darla Shaw.

She was preceded in death by a sister; Jamey Hunter.

Doris was a homemaker and a hard working farm wife. She was a member of the Hardin County Farm Bureau along with her husband.

She was also a member of the Mt. Victory Methodist Church where she was involved with the Women’s Society and the church choir, because she loved to sing.

If she wasn’t busy with the church, Doris enjoyed playing cards.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the donors choice.

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