Glyndon Wade Johnston, 91, a native of the Howell Community died Saturday evening (June 15, 2013) at Donalson Care Center after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the Eugene Higgins and Josephine Taylor Wade. Mrs. Johnston was a member of the Howell Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a long time employee of Serbin Fashions, Petersburg Manufacturing and Walmart. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 18th at 11:00 am at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Todd Gaskill officiating. Burial will follow in Booneville Cemetery beside her husband Robert G. Johnston. Visitation with the family will be Monday evening 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
Survivors include daughter Jane Conger (John) of Fayetteville, TN; sister Jo Lynn Taylor of Clarksville, TN; brother Guy F. Wade (Betty) of Fayetteville, TN; sister-in-law Maggie Perrin of Fayetteville, TN; grandsons John B. Conger III (Katie) of Kansas City, KS; Robert Conger of Huntsville, AL; and granddaughter, Lane Conger of Nashville, TN.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by brothers Ellis T. Wade and Walter H. Wade and sisters Ruth W. Smith and Merle W. Haynes.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Howell Cumberland Presbyterian Church or the charity of ones choice.
The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation for the loving care and kindness shown by her caregivers–especially Edith Shoulders and Pat Bailey as well as all other friends