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Betty Jean Johnston

July 7, 1936 — July 9, 2022

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.

Condenses can be left at www.foxfh.com

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Mountain time)

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Friday, July 15, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Mountain time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints RS Stake Center

2055 Edgar Street, Rock Springs, WY 82901

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Friday, July 15, 2022

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Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery

, Rock Springs, WY 82901

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