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Iska Garrett Johnston

Mrs. Johnston, 96, a longtime resident of Charlotte, currently of Rock Hill, S.C., died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at Westminster Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Feb. 22, 1911 in Woodruff, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Allen Garrett and Adrian Wofford Garrett. Mrs. Johnston was a homemaker.

The memorial service to celebrate the life of Iska G. Johnston will be 11:30 a.m. today, Sept. 1, 2007, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1330 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, with the Rev. John Fastenau officiating. The family will receive friends 10 to 11:15 a.m. today at the church. Burial will be private.

Survivors include two sons, Frank D. Johnston Jr. and his wife, Paulette of Charlotte and Gary L. Johnston of Marietta, Ga.; six grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and former son-in-law, Frank Murphey. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnston was preceded in death by her husband, Frank D. Johnston Sr.; a daughter, Dorothy Murphey; and five siblings.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Arrangements by McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon Memorial Park, 5716 Monroe Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28212 (704-334-6421).

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