ADRIAN-Terry Lee Johnston, age 72, died on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 3, 1945, in Arian to Harlen H. and Mary Elizabeth (Cunningham) Johnston. On July 19, 1986, he married Laura Brooks in Brooklyn, Michigan and she survives. Terry served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1969 with a tour of duty in Germany. He was a member of 4-H and sheep showing, enjoyed farming, watching western movies, and had a toy John Deere collection.
In addition to his wife, Laura, he is survived by his father, Harlen (Judith) Johnston of Tipton; a daughter, Kira Dionne of West Plains, Missouri; two grandchildren, Audrianna and Rylee; four brothers, Timothy (Barbara) Johnston of Tipton, David (Anna) Johnston of Georgetown, Texas, Dennis Johnston of Brooklyn, and Mark (Denise) Johnston of Napoleon, Ohio; a sister, Kathleen (Gwyn) McNeil of Adrian; and aunts and uncles, Ethel (Calvin) Gritzmaker of Fort Myers, Florida, Harriett Johnston of Adrian, and Russell (Joan) Johnston of Tecumseh; many nieces and nephews; and his dog, Fushi. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Elizabeth Johnston; and aunts and uncles, Brice Johnston, Clare Johnston, Lois (Keith) Matheny, Wilma Cousino, Gerald Johnston, Harold Johnston, and Ila Dickerson.
Funeral Services for Terry will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Rev. Franklin Gunn officiating. Burial will be in North Adrian Cemetery with Full Graveside Military Rites conducted by the American Legion Post #97 and V.F.W. Post #1584 Annis-Fint. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.