Erma Sarah Johnston
Funeral Date: 8/14/2008

Erma Sarah Johnston, age 95, of Banks, AR. died Sunday August 10, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home. Born April 13, 1913, in Banks, AR. a daughter of the late Walter C. Loomis and Eunice Bradford Loomis she was a homemaker, retired from Jack Winter, member Banks Missionary Baptist Church and the widow of James N. Johnston who died November 4, 1967. They were united in marriage September 4, 1927. Also, preceding her in death was a son Herbert W. “Buddy” Johnston, daughter in law Eva Jane Johnston, brothers Kneath Loomis, Sr., Francis Loomis, Travis Loomis, Claude Loomis, Preston Loomis, John Ira Loomis, D.L. Loomis, sisters Pervie Stewart and Pearl Sparks. Survivors are 4 sons Gilbert Johnston and spouse Lucretia, Valpraiso, FL., Larry Johnston and spouse Janell, Spring, TX., David H. Johnston and spouse Pauline, Conroe, TX., Reed Johnston and spouse Jodie, Conroe, TX., 1 daughter Ginger Adams and spouse Reece, Banks, AR., 1 sister Myra Mulcare and spouse John, Livingston, TX., 19 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Thursday August 14, Banks Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Rinehart and Rev. Scott Meaders officiating. Burial was in McFarland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Don Johnston, Mickey Johnston, Marty Johnston, Dale Johnston, Jamie Johnston, Dennis Johnston, Jason Johnston, Jonathan Johnston, Jimmy Johnston and Mark Johnston. Memorials preferred Banks Missionary Baptist Church. Online guest register



Name: Byrlene Wagnon
Message: I am sorry for yur loss. I shall miss her smiling face as I visit Wagnon Place each week. May god Bless each of you. Tom & Byrlene(Savage) Wgnon

Name: Jimmy and Fran Reep
Message: Sorry to hear of your loss. God blesses those who love Him.

Name: Dale & Tanya Smith
Message: Sorry to hear about Aunt Erma. She was a special lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Hether Sutherland
Message: I am so sorry to hear of Ms Erma's passing. Ms Erma was a very special lady and I feel blessed to have shared in her life. I will always cherish the mornings we used to spend together heading to the Senior Center. Ms Erma definitely brightened my days. I will keep her family in my prayers. God Bless

Name: James, LeAnn, Addison, Taylor, Caleb & Corbin Johnston

Name: Bro. Tony & Sis. Suzy Rinehart
Message: Dear Family,I know your pain during this time, and our prayers are with you. I can honestly say, Sister Erma was a blessing to so many, I'll never forget all of her kind words she spoke to me. To call her an inspiration, is falling way short of what this lady has been to me. God Bless you all.

Name: Melissa Johnston
Message: Grandmother is singing hallelujah praises. She lived a long, wonderfully inspiring life. I will miss her greatly.

Name: Ora King Clanton
Message: The family has my deepest sympathy6 and my sincere prayers.

Name: Dale,Machell,Jeremy,Sarah,Matt Johnston
Message: Words can not say what a truly great grandmother we had. We will miss her!

Name: Clyde and Betty Clements
Message: Our love and prayers go out to the family of Ms. Erma. She was always a beautiful lady--inside and out.

Name: Bill & ROSEMARY (WOOD) MCDaniel
Message: Mrs Ginger, David. Pauline & Reeca sorry to hear about Ms,Erma my heart goes out to you all at this difficult time. I know she will be missed by you all.

Name: French and Judy Wynne
Message: Our prayers are with you.

Name: Donna Gates
Message: Miss Erma will be missed. She always had such a sweet spirit and I missed seeing her smiling face in church. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Takoda (Karen) Chancellor
Message: You are always in my heart "MOTHER" I Love & Miss You.