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Eileen Jane Edge Coulter Johnston


1929 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Eileen Jane Edge Coulter Johnston Obituary
Johnston, Eileen Jane Edge Coulter
Aug. 5, 1929 - Jan. 5, 2018
Born August 5, 1929 in Washington, DC, she was 88 years old. Eileen was the daughter of the late, Jane E. and Emerson H. Edge. She was raised and lived in Arlington, VA and graduated from Washington-Lee High School in 1947. She moved to Venice, FL from Fairfax, VA in 1988. Eileen was married for 48 years to the late, Burley E Coulter. She was then married to the late, William C Johnston from 1997 to 2006. She is survived by her beloved 4 daughters, Bonnie (Howard) Scott, Sharon (Lynn Langley) Coulter, Edith (John) Griffith, and Lynette (Phil) Plude; 7 grandsons; one granddaughter; and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
She was a lifelong member of Disciples of Christ Christian Church and has been a devoted member of the First Christian Church of Venice since 1989. She has served as a deaconess, an elder and held offices in the Christian Women's Fellowship.
Eileen never met a stranger and spent a lifetime of volunteering in the community and church. She leaves a legacy of love and caring for others and will be sorely missed by all who knew her.
A memorial service will be held at First Christian Church, 1100 Center Rd. Venice FL 34292, on Saturday, January 13, at 11 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made either to First Christian Church or Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd Sarasota FL 34238.
Published in Herald Tribune from Jan. 8 to Jan. 12, 2018
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