Grace A. Johnston (February 26, 1939 – March 12, 2011)

Grace A. Johnston, 72 of Hopewell, died at 10:35 PM Saturday March 12, 2011 at Autumn Health Care Center.

She was born February 26, 1939 in Parkersburg, WV and was the daughter of the late Charles Otto and Evelyn Beatrice (Bolen) Johnson.

Grace was a seamstress at Sheram Industries for 37 years. She enjoyed sewing, flower gardening, birds and traveling. She also liked watching NASCAR and Golf.

Surviving is her husband, Eddie L. Johnston, Sr., who she married June 28, 1957, sons: Eddie L. Johnston, Jr. of Cleveland and Staff Sgt. Jamie L. Johnston of Huntsville, AL; daughters: Rebecca A. (Gregory) Stabile of Grove City, Trisha (Robert) Liff of Era, OH and Tonya L. Johnston of Grove City; five brothers, four sisters, seven grandchildren and her dog, Buster.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Johnston, and several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call from 4-7 PM Tuesday March 15, 2011 at the Bryan & Snider Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Wednesday at the funeral home with Rev. Tim Patton officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

To share memories and condolences with the Johnston family, visit Grace’s memorial on-line registry at