Ruth Arlene Johnston, age 86, of Quitman, Arkansas, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at her home. Born in Quitman on October 31, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Andrew and Annie Lee (Lindsey) Bartlett.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randle K. Johnston, two brothers, Elva Bartlett and Parnell Bartlett; and three sisters, Maxine Bartlett, Lorene Holmes, and Alma Holmes.
Mrs. Johnston is survived by five brothers, Edwin Bartlett, Hubert Bartlett, Earl Bartlett, Fred Bartlett, and Loy Bartlett; and her many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Johnston is also survived by other family member and her many friends.
Visitation will be held Sunday, June 23, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Kaley Hill Missionary Baptist Church with funeral services following at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Kaley Hill Cemetery.