Margaret Zuidema Johnston|
Smithfield - Margaret Zuidema Johnston, 88, passed away at Riverside Regional Medical Center on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was the wife of the late William C. Johnston for 45 years and daughter of the late Jacob R. Zuidema and Elizabeth Ward Zuidema.
Margaret was a 1944 graduate of Granby High School. She was a member of Smithfield Baptist Church, but also a charter member of Willowwood Presbyterian Church where she worked in the Children and Youth Departments in her earlier years.
Margaret leaves to cherish her memory, a brother, Jacob R. Zuidema, Jr. and wife, Delma of Pottstown, PA; two nephews, Rob and Gary Zuidema; niece, Michelle Zuidema and a host of loving cousins and friends. The family expresses a special thank you to Sabrina and Billy Rhodes.
A graveside service celebrating Margaret's life will be held Wednesday, April 23, at 11 a.m. in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Smithfield with the Rev. Dr. Donald Rhoton officiating.
Memorial Donations may be made to Ivy Hill Cemetery, P.O. Box 245, Smithfield, VA 23431.
Arrangements in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, Smithfield, VA
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 22, 2014