Betty J Johnston age 81 of Saranac passed away March 26, 2020 in Saranac. She was born June 1, 1938 in Jellico, Tennessee, the daughter of Edward and Laura Hatfield. Betty married Walter Lee Johnston July 7, 1956. He passed away June 22, 2015.
Betty is survived by her daughters Mary Rivers of Ionia, Tina Johnston of Ionia, Cindy (Harold) Williford of Fenwick and Bobbie Jo Johnston and fiancé Don Melchert of Saranac; grandchildren, Don Williford, Kenny (Jessica) Williford, Laura Campbell, Allen (Kathy) Adams and Zack Johnston of Saranac; great grandchildren, Tayden, Mackenzie, Aaron, Bronson, Aaron and Hunter and sisters, Edna Priest of Ionia and Rosie (Gene) Byrns of Belding.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; brothers, Carl, Clifford and Lester and one sister, Elsie.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Lake Funeral Home in Saranac with Pastor Becky Poor officiating. Visitation will be Friday, 4-6 pm at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.lakefuneralhomes.com