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Jerry Martin Johnston

April 25, 1945 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 75)


Jerry Martin Johnston, age 75 of Metropolis, Illinois, passed away Wed. May 20, 2020 in Conroe, Texas.  He was born April 25, 1945 to Buddie and Florida (Baynes) Johnston.

Jerry is survived by, one daughter, Katherine Rhodes Appodaca of Conroe Texas and one son, Aaron D. Johnston of Aiken South Carolina; Five grandchildren, Julia "Catie" Dean, Amelia "Millie" Holliday, Charity "Gabbie" Bradley, Alexander "Alex" Bradley, and Adam DeHart. Three sisters, Cathy Darnell, Norma Cavitt, and Vickie Hall; Two brothers, James and Phillip Johnston.  Several nieces and nephews.

Beside his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Gerald Johnston; Four sisters, Faye Draffen, Mary Hornback, Rhonda Peck and Linda Pennington; Two brothers, Pee Wee Johnston and Stevie Johnston.

He was a Member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and retired from the Massac Memorial Hospital, maintenance dept.

Memorial may be given in leu of flowers in Jerry’s name for funeral expenses or to the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, c/o Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus F.H.  P.O. Box 760 Metropolis, IL  62960.

Due to current health and safety directives, funeral services will be private.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at


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