Mary L. Johnston

Mary L. Johnston age 74 of Miami, Okla. passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at Integris Regional Baptist Health Center in Miami. She was born on Dec. 23, 1938 in Douthat, Okla. the daughter of John & Grace (Moudy) Crumley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jerry Dale Johnston, a brother, Howard Crumley, two sisters, Wilba Dillinger and Donna Wilhoit, a brother-in-law, Leslie Dillinger, a granddaughter, Kelly Hiatt and a half-sister, Helen Dennis.

She is survived by three sons, Glenn D. Johnston and his wife Daryl, Bob Johnston and his wife, Dorothy and Benny Johnston, and his wife, Tina all of Miami, Okla., a daughter, Gail Lambert and her husband, Brian of Owasso, Okla. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 evening at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at the funeral home with Bill Kahler, officiating. Pallbearers will be the Miami Police Department and the Miami Fire Department. Interment will be held in Ballard Cemetery, Bernice, Okla. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami. Online condolences may be made at