Geneva Lois Johnston | 1950 - 2021 | Obituary

Geneva Lois Johnston

September 23, 1950 - March 03, 2021

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Geneva Lois Johnston, 70 of Benton, passed away on March 3, 2021.  She was born on September 23, 1950 in Austin, Texas to James William Simpson and Lois Yvonne Sheppard Simpson.  Geneva loved to cook for her family and friends, ending a career of cooking for the children at the Centerpoint Church Daycare.  Her family was the light of her life.


Geneva was preceded in death by her father, James William Simpson and adopted father, Wade Neal Preece ;    sister, Cynthia Preece.


Geneva is survived by her husband, G.W. Johnston of Benton, sons, David (Kimberley) Johnston of Pflugerville, Texas, Daniel (Jenny) Johnston of Benton, Daryl (Kerrie) Johnston of Ft. Smith and Thomas (Mary) Johnston of Brainerd, Minnesota, mother, Lois Preece of Dale Texas, brothers, James Preece of Eagle Lake, Texas, Curtis Preece of Sugarland, Texas, sisters, Carolyn Morgan of Dale, Texas and Barbara Graves of New Ulm, Texas; twelve grandchildren.


The family will hold a memorial service on Saturday, March 6th at Centerpoint Church in Benton with Pastor Pat Dezort officiating at 4:00 p.m.


Visitation will be held one hour prior to service, 3:00p.m. until 4:00 p.m.


Family comments:  Geneva will be greatly missed by all who knew her kindness, many meals that she prepared and the love that she brought her family.


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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 06, 2021
4:00 PM

Centerpoint Church
20383 Interstate 30 S.
Benton, Ar 72015

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