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Bessie Mizell Johnston

September 19, 1927 ~ December 15, 2018 (age 91)

Bessie Pearl Mizell Johnston, 91, of Harleyville, widow of Arthur William Johnston, Sr., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at her home.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Monday, December 17, 2018 at Bethel United Methodist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Pallbearers will be William Johnston, Jordon Johnston, Robert Parker, Stacy Axson, Drew Johnston, and Ronnie Parker.  The family will receive friends an hour before the service.

Bessie was born on September 19, 1927, a daughter of the late William Curtis and Bessie Mizell.  She was a homemaker, member of Bethel United Methodist Church, loved to work in her yard and care for her flowers.  She was predeceased by a sister Vera Pettinella. 

Surviving are her sons, Billy (Vickie) Johnston, Harleyville and Wade (Pam) Johnston, Cumming, GA; grandchildren, Jennifer (Stacy)Axson, William (Debbie) Johnston, Andrew Johnston and Jordan Johnston; great-grandchildren, Jenna and Rebekah Johnston and Shelby Axson; and a sister, Lula Ann Ayers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 1163 Biedler Forest Road, Dorchester, SC 29437.

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