Mrs. Larue "Tootie" Rider Johnston, age 71 of Bluff Road, Boaz, Alabama died Saturday, May 12, 2012 at her residence.
Service will be Monday, May 14, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at McRae Chapel with Bro. Bill Lackey officiating. Interment will follow in New Union Holiness Church Cemetery. McRae Funeral Home of Boaz, Alabama is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Johnston was born in Jefferson County, Alabama on Aug. 24, 1940 to Newton Oliver & Vinnie M. Smith Rider. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Johnston is survived by her: Husband: Charles Johnston of Boaz, Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Charles Larry Johnston, II of Boaz, Jerry Johnston of Birmingham, David Johnston and Steve & Tomoko Johnston all of California and Ronnie & Fran Johnston of Millbrook, Daughter & Son-in-Law: Kim & Brian Hocutt of Boaz, 7 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren. Mrs. Johnston was preceded in death by her Daughter: Kathy Stracener.
Pallbearers will be her Sons and Son-in-Law. Honorary Pallbearers will be Matt Wilemon, Denton Brand and Charles Johnston, III.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105