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Obituary: Meredith Grady Johnston, 71


She was a native of Columbia, a member of an outstanding Adair County family. She is remembered here for her great poise and beauty

Meredith Johnston, 71, Louisville, KY, died Thursday, June 19, 2008, in Louisville after an illness.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at 1:00pmET, at St. Stephen Baptist Church, 1018 S. 15th Street, Louisville, KY, with burial in Green Meadows Cemetery.

A native of Adair County, she was a daughter of the late Grant "Pete" Grady and Gertrude Paige Grady, and was retired from Jefferson County Schools. She is remembered in Columbia for her grace, beauty, and pleasant manner.

She is survived by her husband, George Johnston, Louisville, KY, and the following:
  • Her children: Anton (Davie), Sammy, Tammy, Gary (Diana), and Gerri Johnston

  • Two Brothers: William G. (Monika) and Gary (Martha J.) Grady

  • A sister-in-law: Sara A. Grady

  • And six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by a brother, Norman Grady.

Visitation is from 11:00am to 1pm Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at the church.

This obituary is a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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