The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


October 30, 2013

'Buster' Johnston

Ellvan A. “Buster” Johnston, 75, of Greenville died Oct. 25, 2013, at Hunt Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery with military honors and Augie Gomez officiating.

Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Johnston was born in Rolla, N.D., on Oct. 2, 1938, the son of Samuel and Leena Markley Johnston. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired truck driver. He attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a member of the American Legion. 

He is survived by a son, Mark Johnston of Louisville, Ky.; daughters Carolene Haney Vogel and children Timmy, Lisa, and Ricky Hagen of Louisville, Ky., and Marilee Johnston and children Christine, Ashley, Jennifer and Brittany Johnston of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, Harry Johnston of Lincoln, Neb.; sisters Ann Riley of Shelbyville, Ind., and Darlene Johnston of Camarillo, Calif.; and six great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Online condolences may be made at

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