Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY - CLYDE SCOTT JOHNSTON
Clyde Scott, son of Winfield and Adeline LANDERTH JOHNSTON, was born April 16, 1894, in Ringgold County and passed
away after a lengthy illness on December 19, 1979, at the Health Care Center in Mount Ayr at the age of
85 years and eight months and three days.
As a boy he moved to the Diagonal Community which was his home for
several years. He served some time in the Army Remount in World War I.
On July 6, 1921, he was married to Georgia SPEELMAN
and they spent most of their years farming.
His wife and their two daughters, Eleanor and Eva, survive. There are
four grandchildren and one son-in-law, Eva SMITH; a grandson-in-law, Bruce BIERMANN, and one great-granddaughter,
In the JOHNSTON family he is survived by one sister, Eva SHULL of Seattle, Wash.
He was preceded in
death by eight brothers and one sister, his parents and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Dec.
22 in the Presbyterian Church in Tingley with Rev. Clarejean HAURY officiating. Burial was in the
Tingley cemetery. Varner Service was in charge.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2010
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