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Information for Ada Magill Johnston

14 April, 1891 - 22 November, 1987

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

November, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ada Johnston

    Services for Ada Johnston, 96, of Helena, Mont., and formerly of Parma, who died Sunday, Nov. 22, in a Helena hospital of natural causes, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kirkpatrick Memorial Presbyterian Church, Parma.
    Dr. James Moore of Caldwell will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Parma Cemetery, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Johnston was born April 14, 1891, at Lincoln County, Wash., to Robert and Louisa Warwick Magill.
    She married Fred M. Johnston Sept. 21, 1911, at Dayton, Wash. They moved to Parma in 1919 where Mr. Johnston was employed by the local newspaper.  She worked for Parma Water Lifter Co. for nine years.
    Mr. Johnston died in 1947.
    She had recently moved to Helena, to be with her family.
    She was a 60-year member of the Order of Eastern Star, where she was past matron.  She was also a member of the Kirkpatrick Church of Parma and had served on the library board for many years.
    She is survived by a son, Kenneth Johnston of Helena; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Marvin, two brothers and a sister.

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