SHELBY- Bethany Johnson Preston, 31, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Wendover Hospice House in Shelby.
Born in Cleveland County on Jan.13, 1982, she was the only daughter of Benita Johnson of Shelby and Craig Lindsey of Decatur, Ga.
She graduated from high school in 2000, graduated at Isothermal College with an LPN degree and Cleveland Community College Nursing Program degree with honors. Bethany worked at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain as Baylor Supervisor for many years. She also worked at Bayada Home Health Care as Clinical Case Manager, where she was loved by all who knew her and received. She was presented with a plaque of appreciation and bouquet of flowers along with a visit from President Mark Baiada and Director Ann Baiada for her exceptional care and kindness to clients and co-workers alike.
Bethany was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and granddaughter.
She is survived by her husband, John T. Preston; and two daughters, Brayden, and Kadence; and son, Trevor; grandparents, Earnest and Peggy Johnson; and aunts, Tiffany Johnson, Tracie Sawyers and Caryn White, and one uncle, Andy Johnson, who were like brother and sisters to her.
We would also like to acknowledge special friends, JoAnn Lankford and Joe Seidel and family of Bayada Home Health Care.
Her family acknowledges Cleveland Regional Hospital and Hospice for their care and compassion.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Friday at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory
Officiated By: Rev. Kathryn Spangler, Chaplin of Hospice
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Fallston
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Preston
Memorials: May be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 953 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150
Guest Registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com