December 24, 1902 ~ December 31, 1999


Resided in: Asheville, NC

Lillian Anthony Johnston, 97, formerly of 19 Westgate Road, Asheville, died Friday, December 31, 1999, in a Candler nursing center.

Mrs. Johnston was born in Pickens County, was a daughter of the late Paul O. and Ruby Watson Anthony, and was married to Murgil A. Johnston, who died in 1973. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Edna Anne Lamson of Asheville; a son, Murgil A. Johnston, Jr. of Candler; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 3:00 pm Sunday at Pittillo-Lanning Cemetery with the Revs. Ralph Reed and Ted Craddock officiating.

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 587 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806.Her family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Saturday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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