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Linda Johnston

d. July 22, 2021

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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