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Dianne Johnston

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Dagma “Dianne” Johnston, 80, of Belton passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Belton.

Mrs. Johnston was born May 14, 1939, in Hamilton to Rupert and Kate Kemp.

She graduated from Hamilton High School in 1957, then earned a BS in education from McMurray College in Abilene and a master’s degree as a reading specialist from Abilene Christian University.

She worked as a reading and English teacher for 35 years and enjoyed many activities such as quilting, sewing, making porcelain dolls, gardening and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Noel Gene Johnston; daughters Mary Katherine Sorell of Fort Worth, Jeanne Ann Johnston of Dallas and Melissa Marie Hyer and husband Todd Hyer of Belton; her favorite cousin Vicki Woodard and husband Eldon Woodard of Joshua; seven grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Memorial donations may be made to Glenda Vasicek Cancer Center, 2401 S. 31st Street, Temple, TX 76508.