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Linda Lou Johnston

Jun 5, 2015

Linda Lou Johnston, 72, of Charles Town, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015, at Hospice Inpatient Facility in Kearneysville.

Born April 4, 1943, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late George Leroy Hilliard and Evelyn Virginia Kearns Hilliard.

She was of the Methodist faith.

Linda was a homemaker for the first 27 years of her marriage, then started her professional career in 1990 after getting her Nursing degree from Shepherd College. She worked as a Registered Nurse at Jefferson Memorial Hospital for the next 15 years, until she retired. For the last 10 years, she enjoyed spending time with her many grandchildren and her husband, Bill. She also enjoyed traveling and cruising.

She is survived by four sons, William Johnston Jr. of Harpers Ferry, Jerry Johnston and wife, Tena, of Charles Town, Steve Johnston and wife, Sandy, of Harpers Ferry, and Dana Johnston and wife, Vicki, of Shepherdstown; one sister, Kay Manor of Kearneysville; and many loving grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Johnston; one son, Mark Johnston; one sister, Marlene Edwards; and two brothers, Donald Hilliard and William Hilliard.

A graveside service was held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.