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Annabel Lee Johnston

November 16, 1919 ~ February 22, 2015 (age 95)

  Mrs. Annabel Lee Johnston, 95, of Quincy, IL died at 7:31 a.m. Sunday February 22, 2015 at Blessing Hospital.

   Born November 16, 1919, in Pike County, IL, Annabel was the daughter of James Scully and Fanny Bell Robb Wheelan.  She married Joseph Alvin Johnston on February 3, 1942, in Palmyra, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on November 3, 1998.

   Annabel was a graduate of Barry High School.  She loved animals and enjoyed gardening and the outdoors.  She was devoted to her family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and her dog, Nestle.  Annabel was a member of the Union United Methodist Church and the Fidelis Sunday School Class.

   Survivors include two sons, James Bruce Johnston ( wife, Rachel) of Springfield, IL, and Joseph Keith Johnston (wife, Pam) of Decatur, IL; three grandchildren, Heather Danielle Johnston of Quincy, IL,  Jamie Sewan Johnston (husband, Paul Maa) of Palo Alto, CA, and Jenel Semay Johnston (husband, Daniel Tawfik) of Menlo Park, CA; three step-grandchildren, Kristi Anderson (husband, Jerry) of Decatur, IL, Kara Heneghan of Orlando, FL, and Kylee Heneghan (fiancee, Ryan Baum) of Decatur, IL; a soon to be born great grandson, Oliver Johnston Maa; a step great grandson, Kellan; one sister, Eileen Hoyt of Quincy; IL and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Johnston was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson, Matthew C. Johnston; two brothers, Bill Wheelan and Ralph Wheelan; and a sister, Betty Torrens.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning, February 26, 2015, at 10:30 in the Union United Methodist Church in Quincy, IL, with Pastor Tim Woodward officiating.  Burial will take place at Parklawn Cemetery in Barry, IL.  Visitation will be held Thursday morning from 9:30 until the time of services at the church.

   Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church.

   Arrangements by Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
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