Sallie Gentry Johnston

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  • "Rest easy Dear Mother and know that you are loved always..."
    - Mark Johnston
  • "Sallie and I became close several years ago while..."
    - Suzanne Hallstrom
  • "I can only imagine at the glory she is seeing, and the..."
    - Mitchell and Debbie Gibbs
  • "sorry for your loss"
    - J cazares
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Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017, at Collier-Butler Chapel for Sallie Gentry Johnston, 90, who passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The Rev. Mitchell Gibbs will officiate. Burial will be at Alabama City Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Mrs. Johnston was the eldest daughter of eight children. She was an active member of East Gadsden Baptist Church where she met Kendall Joseph Johnston whom she married in 1950. Mrs. Johnston became a certified LPN in Texas. She sacrificed her life and career for her family and nursing. She honored her parents until they went to be with the Lord. She retired from Ft. McClellan Hospital, went back to school to become and RN and then worked at RMC Gadsden where she retired again. She was an active member of Hatcher Ave. Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Mrs. Johnston was preceded in death by her husband, Kendall Joseph Johnston, and daughter, Rachel Johnston. She is survived by her children, Mark Daniel Johnston, of Oklahoma City, Jennifer Annette Johnston Grizzard, of Attalla, and Lydia Beth Johnston, of Jacksonville; grandchild, Jessica Delaney Grizzard; great-grandchild, Braxton Whisenant; brother, Burleson Gentry, and numerous cousins. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Millers Hollow Community Church. Special thanks to the staff of NHC Healthcare and Autumn Cove Assisted Living. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at
Published in The Anniston Star on Aug. 11, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Collier-Butler Funeral Home
824 Rainbow Drive | Gadsden, AL 35901 | (256) 543-2140
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