Graveside services for Ruby Jeanne “Janine” Johnston, 74, Pomona, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 4, 2015 at Homeland Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Johnston passed away at 6:49 a.m., Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at her home.
She was born August 29, 1941, at Pomona, Missouri, to Virgil R. Fine and Lillian McMahan Fine. On January 8, 1958, she was married at Hernando, Mississippi to David Junior Johnston, who preceded her in death on April 7, 2013. She was a hard worker and had worked at various jobs since the age of ten, including restaurants, Safeway Charcoal Plant, Brooke Haven Healthcare and had worked at the International Shoe Factory for twenty-eight years. Mrs. Johnston read her Bible every day and enjoyed watching Jimmy Swaggart programs. She was a talented gardener and enjoyed her flowers and vegetable garden. Mrs. Johnston attended Harbor of Hope Church.
She is survived by one son, Kent Johnston; six grandchildren, Brandi, Sherry, Jenny, Curtis, Steven and Kaleb Johnston; four great-grandchildren, Raven, Rose, Alex and Jordan; two brothers, Steve Fine and wife, Stephanie and Jim Fine and wife, Pat; two sisters, Margie Morgan and husband, Wayne and Rhonda Blackmon and husband, Jack; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, sister, Nancy Dennis and brother, Billy Fine, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.