August 31, 2021

Mrs. Evelyn Johnston, age 93, of Maywood, Mo., passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

She was born January 12, 1928 in Philadelphia, Mo., a daughter of Everett and Stella White McGlaughlin. Evelyn married Harold Dean Johnston on October 16, 1948 at Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Taylor, Mo. He passed away, February 4, 2013.

Evelyn worked at Quincy Paper Box and Shoe Factory, also as waitress at Brumback’s Restaurant in Taylor, Mo., cleaned homes for various people and was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, dancing, family and friends events and vacations. Everyone always enjoyed Evelyn’s cooking, especially the pies. They were delicious.
Evelyn had a companion, Molly, the wonderful little white dog.
Survivors include two children, Reggie Johnston of Quincy, Ill., and Steve (Peggy) Johnston of Maywood, Mo.; son-in-law John Belt of Hannibal, Mo.; grandchildren, Shane (Rick) Miller of Ewing, Mo., Chad (Mindy) Johnston of Maywood, Mo., Nick Johnston of Quincy, Ill., Lacy Crump of Augusta, Ill., and Mandy (Chris) Smith of Augusta, Ill.; step grandchildren, Tonya Lair of Ewing, Mo., and Jason Walker of Maywood, Mo.; 15 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; brothers, Kenny (Pearl) McGlaughlin of Colchester, Ill., and Gilbert (Charlotte) McGlaughlin of Quincy, Ill., and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dean Johnston; parents, Everett and Stella White McGlaughlin; daughter, Teresa Johnston Belt; grandchild, Matt Johnston; brothers, Gene McGlaughlin and Tommy McGlaughlin and sisters, Betty Ryan, Ruby Short, Mary Baker and Lou Vondell.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ball-Davis Funeral Home in Ewing with Rev. Russell Brownell officiating. Music: I Can Only Imagine”, Amazing Grace” and The Old Rugged Cross. Pallbearers: Tommy Short, Brent McGlaughlin, Derek Miller, Dylan Miller, John Belt and Jamie Schroeder.

She along with her husband will be buried in Maywood Cemetery, Maywood, Mo.

Visitation held Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Ball-Davis Funeral Home in Ewing.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Maywood Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at www.davis-fh.com