Melanie Susan Johnston, 51, of Allenhurst passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah.
Mrs. Johnston was born July 29, 1961, in Atlanta to Fred and Harriet Mote. She was a native of Atlanta who had lived in Long County for the past six years and Liberty County for two and a half years prior to that.
Mrs. Johnston was a homemaker. She loved children and animals, was an avid reader and loved antiquing. Mrs. Johnston was a member of Compass Worship Center in Ludowici, which she greatly enjoyed attending.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
Mrs. Johnston will be missed by all of those who knew her.
Survivors are her husband, William "Bill" Johnston of Allenhurst; daughters, Hannah M. Johnston and Victoria Johnston, both of Allenhurst; son, Connor T. Gowanny of Allenhurst; father, Fred T. Mote Sr. of Savannah; siblings and brothers-in-law, Lisa, Curt, Nancy, Fred, Brad, Drew and Stephen; and nephew and nieces, Garrett, Arah and Hannah.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Compass Worship Center. Her memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Compass Worship Center in Ludowici with Pastor David Holton officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Compass Worship Center, PO Box 175, Ludowici, GA 31316, in remembrance of Melanie.
Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home of Flemington is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Coastal Courier from Dec. 12 to Dec. 19, 2012