Meridian Star


October 4, 2013

James B. Johnston

MERIDIAN — Services for James B. Johnston will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Chunky Baptist Church, with Reverends Wayne Campbell and Matt Pittman officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery, Newton County, with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Johnston, 92, of Chunky died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Aldersgate Retirement Community.

    Survivors include his nieces, Ingrid Price (Carroll) of Meridian, Glenda Pruett (Wayne) of Oxford; nephew, Rick Price ( Elise) of Buford, Ga.; great-nieces and nephews, Shannon Cleveland (Mike) of Birmingham, Ala., Christopher Price (Dee Dee) of Islamorada, Fla., C.W. Pruett of Houston, Texas, Francie Brown (Jeff) of Tupelo, Kaytee Warren (Brandon) of Oxford, Laura Bazemore (Sam) of Atlanta, Sarah Price of Buford, Ga.; nine great-great nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Lillian Johnston, and two sisters, Junie Price and Pauline Johnston.

    Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at

    Visitation will be held Saturday, 9:30 a.m. until 11 at the church.

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