Mary Alice's Story
ATHENS — Mary Alice Wilson Johnston, 45, of Athens died Thursday, March 9, 2017. Born April 20, 1971 at Bluefield she was the daughter of the late Wayne Allen Wilson and Margaret Louise Coon Wilson.
She was a 1989 graduate of Graham High School in Bluefield, VA and a 1993 graduate of Radford University. She was a Registered Nurse for 24 ½ years at Princeton Community Hospital.
Survivors include her husband of four years, Joe Johnston; her step-parents, Nathan and Vicki Belcher of Brushfork; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roger and Tina Johnston of Ronda, NC; three children, Steven, Jared and Uriah Johnston all of the home; two sisters, Connie Louise Simonsen and husband Rob of Falls Mills, VA and Barbara Belcher, who raised her, of Falls Mills, VA; brother-in-law, Sam Johnston and wife Debbie of Teford, TN; niece, Jenny Cole and husband Phil of Falls Mills, VA; special friends, Andrea Webb, Erin Clark, Annie Bell and life-long friend Andrea Fuller.
Special thanks to the "Old" Three South Crew and Fourth Floor Oncology at Princeton Community Hospital and Dr. Chambers and her nursing staff.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Rev. Jim Stanley and Jason White officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Family will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 10 at Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.
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