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Fox Funeral Home & Crematory
Thursday July 14th, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints RS Stake Center
Friday July 15th, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery
Friday July 15th, 2022

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Betty Jean Johnston

Betty Jean Johnston passed away at her home on the evening of July 9th 2022 surrounded by her family.

Betty was born to Earl and Virginia Simmons on July 7, 1936 in Rock Springs Wyoming the family later moved to Evanston Wyoming where she attend school and graduated. She then entered the army and served from July 1955 to July 1956.

She married Paul Wayne Johnston on November 3 1956 in Evanston Wyoming. She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They were sealed as a Family with their 7 children in the Salt Lake City Temple in November 1976. Betty loved to square dance and was a member the of the Sashay Partners and loved to sew making all of their square dance clothing. She was a member on the Red Hats, MADD and was a Cub Scout leader.

Betty is survived by her children: Teresa (Mike)Helm Vernal Utah, Pauline (Mark) Carpenter Rock Springs Wyoming, Gene (Rhonda) Johnston Loveland Co, Bonnie (Joe) Butler San Antino Texas, Tammy Petersen Las Vegas NV, Donald (Rachel) Johnston Henderson NV, Tony (Laurie) Johnston Rock Springs Wyoming. She has 27 Grandchildren, numerous great grand children and 2 great great grand children.

Betty was preceded in in death by her husband Paul, parents Earl and Virginia, and sister Kathryn.

Funeral Services will be held July 15, 2022 at 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2055 Edgar Street, Rock Springs, WY. A viewing will be held from 6-8 pm, Thursday July 14, 2022 at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way Rock Springs and Friday prior to the services at the church. Military Honors and interment will take place at the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.

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Sorry for your loss. I hope things are well for you.

Harold Jul 28 2022 3:22 PM

Betty was a kind and friendly neighbor of ours years ago , I enjoyed visiting with both Betty and Paul , my Condolences to the family , I will cherish my memories of both of them .

Tim Jessen Jul 15 2022 6:56 AM

What a great lady! I enjoyed working with her in church and scouting projects. My wife and I express our condolences to the family.

Don & Rita James Jul 14 2022 1:28 AM

Dear Bonnie and family, I am so sorry for your lose. My prayers are with you at this time.

Trudy Wadsworth Wright Jul 12 2022 10:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Johnston

Blaine & Judi Sweat Jul 11 2022 7:34 PM