Linda Johnston

Linda Brock Johnston, 78, of Prosperity, widow of William P. “Billy” Johnston, died Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.


 Born on January 23, 1943, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Edward Ervin and Ella Mae Kleckley Brock. She was a member of Cross Point Church.


 Mrs. Johnston is survived by daughters, Mellisa (Kevin) Livingston of Prosperity and Crystal (Bryan) Waldrop of Newberry; sisters, Sue (Woody) Koon of Pomaria and Margaret (Bobby) Metts of Little Mountain; grandchildren, Brandi Miller, Edward Slaton, Kayla Billingsley, Brock (Courtney) Johnston, Brittany (Jared) Taylor, Emily (Corey) Jones, Hagen Waldrop, Noah Waldrop and Terri Callaham; great-grandchildren, Bentley Johnston, Chloe Johnston, Jackson Miller, Briley Miller, Bella Billingsley, Sophia Billingsley, William Drafts, Jasmine Billingsley, Eden Flannery, Mayson Taylor, Brooks Jones, Drake Seagraves, Riley Seagraves and Mason Seagraves and canine companion, Rusty.  She was predeceased by a son, William P. "Billy" Johnston III.


 A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Pomaria Cemetery by the Rev. Jeff O'Dell. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service. Memorials may be made to Cross Point Church, PO Box 1171, Newberry, SC 29108.


 Active pallbearers will be Noah Waldrop, Hagen Waldrop, Edward Slaton, Henry Lee Dominick, Brock Johnston, Woody Koon, Jackson Miller and Jason Johnston.



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#27 Betsy Black 2021-07-28 19:45
Melissa and Crystal, so sorry for your loss. Prayers lifted for all of you during this difficult time. May God bring you peace and comfort.
#26 Seasee Williams 2021-07-27 20:58
I am so sorry for your loss my thoughts & prayers are with all you she was such a sweet & kind lady
#25 Hayne Davis 2021-07-27 15:29
Sue and Margaret,
I just today learned about Linda. Sorry to get the sad news and sorry that I didn't know about it sooner. My thoughts are with you often!
#24 Terrie S Mayer 2021-07-25 22:05
My heart goes out to each of you at this sad time.
Your family will be in my heartfelt prayers.

Much love,
Terrie Shealy Mayer
#23 Wayne Cassady 2021-07-24 20:08
Linda and I send our prayers and love to you Sue,my buddy forever.God comfort you and the rest of the family..
#22 Becky Chapman 2021-07-24 17:10
Margaret, Love and Prayers to you and your family.
Becky Chapman
#21 Jason Johnston 2021-07-24 15:59
I loved my aunt Linda .
#20 Lana Bannister 2021-07-24 14:52
We are so saddened to hear of Linda's passing, even though I know she is happy to be with Jesus and seeing her family again. I sure am going to miss seeing her at church on Sundays. I pray for God's peace to be with everyone who loved her so much. We know we will see her again Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all. Lana and Wayne Bannister
#19 Alice Longshore 2021-07-24 13:33
Crystal and family so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Alice and John Longshore
#18 Don & Deb Dennis 2021-07-24 10:23
We were so sorry to hear about Linda . Keeping all of you in our thoughts & prayers .
#17 Denise Taylor 2021-07-24 10:23
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of the family.
#16 Susie Epting 2021-07-24 09:44
Thinking of you during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.
#15 Joyce Oates 2021-07-24 09:34
I am so sorry about your loss of Linda. She always had a smile and a friendly greeting for everyone. She was a good example of the Christian faith and a Motherly love for you and your family. God bless you and comfort you with his love in your time of grief.
#14 Paula Nichols 2021-07-24 09:18
Im sorry i wont be with you today. I loved Linda and I will miss so much her phone calls on my birthday.
Find strength in your faith to get you through the days ahead.
Love to all
#13 Joey & Tammy Kitchen 2021-07-24 09:04
Missy / Kevin
We are saddened to learn of your moms passing please accept our deepest sympathy.
Joey & Tammy Kitchen
#12 Ibis & Samuel Munoz 2021-07-24 05:32
So sorry for your loss. She was a dear friend to us and we loved her. May she RIP and may God gives you strength and comfort during this very difficult time. She will be missed! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!
#11 Diane Madray Metts 2021-07-23 22:14
Sue & family,
Steve & I have you and all of the family in our prayers & thoughts. Find comfort in God's love and unchanging hand. Cherish your memories, know that she is God and will always be in your hearts.
Steve & Diane Madray Metts
#10 Missy Guy Hipp 2021-07-23 19:41
So very sorry for you loss. Thoughts & prayers are with all of you .
Missy Guy Hipp
#9 Cindy Pitts 2021-07-23 15:54
So very sorry to hear of your loss. May God give you strength and peace during this time. Prayers going up for all of you.
Our love,
Cindy, Jessi and Samantha Pitts
#8 Mary MEEKS 2021-07-23 14:43
So sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Janice & Tommy Meeks
#7 Audrey and Hank 2021-07-23 11:14
Sorry for your loss and
Your family s loss of
Your grandmother. Our
#6 Tavy Stribble 2021-07-23 10:47
SPrayers for all. So sorry for your loss.
#5 Katherine Marry 2021-07-23 10:39
You will be greatly missed Ms Linda. I will always remember the days of coming to your house with Dennis and playing in the pool or playing with the rabbits in Silverstreet. Prayers for you and your loved ones.
#4 Amber Kesler 2021-07-23 10:01
"Mama Missy," Edward, Brittany, Emily & the entire family,
Prayers for peace, comfort & understanding in all the days ahead. Nan was always the sweetest lady & welcomed me with open arms since day one & always treated me like one of her own. She wasn't just Brittany's Nana, she was my Nana too! :) She & the entire family will always hold such a special place in my heart!!
Love you all!!
#3 Devonna Summer 2021-07-23 08:17
Misty and Crystal,
I am so sorry for your loss! Prayers for you and your families.
#2 Christy Jones 2021-07-22 20:57
My heart is broken.
#1 Rhonda Yarbrough 2021-07-22 20:43
Prayers for the family.. Ms Linda I will always remember our special friendship. You will always be a special friend. Prayers to the family for comfort and peace! Love
you all.

Rhonda Yarbrough

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