Shirley Johnston, 72, Arapaho resident will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday,
October 14, 2017 in the Arapaho Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Vann
Leonard, Rev. R.B. Mathis and Rev Loyd Hall. Burial will follow in the Strong
City Cemetery in Strong City, OK under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral
Shirley Ann Johnston was born July 23, 1945 to James Orgain and Veneta (Bailey)
Orgain in Oklahoma City, OK and passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 in the
Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK
Shirley Ann Johnston was raised in Strong City. She started to school in Strong
City but later attended Cheyenne High School and graduated in 1963. She married
Harold W. Johnston on May 22, 1986 in Red River, New Mexico. She has been a
hair dresser for many years.
She loved to garden and enjoyed horses, painting and bowling.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband Harold Johnston, of the home, daughters Sherry
Bieberich and Adam, Clinton and Carol Renee Nicholson, Hannibal Missouri, sons,
Cris Blackketter and wife Patsy, Strong City, Levi Blackketter, Hammon, Harold
Johnston, Jr., and wife, Cally, Hannibal, Missouri; brother, James E. Orgain
and wife, Sherri, Strong City; cousin, Katrina Tes, California and two very close
friends, Pat Dickason and Sue Sanchez.
She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Cara Eaton, Kadin Bieberich, Brandi
Mitchell, Cami York, Ashley Whitley, Kendall Nicholson, Kelsi Nicholson, Cody
Johnston, Mandy Ellis, Mattie Ellis and Breanna Ellis.