PHYLLIS ARLINE (WALKER) JOHNSTON

 PHYLLIS ARLINE (WALKER) JOHNSTON
 Phyllis Arline (Walker) Johnston, 77 years of age, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., formerly of Concordia, Kan., passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Excelsior Springs.
 She was born on Oct. 18, 1935, in Concordia to William Ralph and Elsie Clara (Erickson) Walker. Arline graduated from Concordia High School in 1953. She married Gary R. Johnston on July 30, 1955, in Concordia. Arline was a housewife the majority of her life and enjoyed sewing, cooking and especially time with her family.
 Arline is survived by five sons, Bill Johnston of Plano, Texas, Ron Johnston and wife Becky of Excelsior Springs, Mo., Scott Johnston of Liberty, Mo., Gary Johnston of Excelsior Springs, Mo., Kerry Johnston and wife Liyan of Smithville, Mo.; daughter, Kaylynn Johnston of Beaumont, Texas; nine grandchildren, Hether Johnston, Jason Johnston, Aaron Johnston, Nicole Johnston, Brooke Earlywine and husband Justin, Zach Johnston and wife Alysa, Ryan Johnston and wife Megan, Bethany Edwards and husband Tim, Kimberly Johnston; 14 great-grandchildren, three  great-stepgrandchildren; sister, Virginia Swiercinsky and husband Roman of Belleville, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.
 She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gary on Dec. 14, 2002; infant daughter, Mary; and two sisters, Charlotte Mullen and Donna Beers.
 Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Concordia, Kan., with the Rev. Brian Lager officiating. Interment will be in the St. Concordia Cemetery in Concordia.
Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, with a Vigil Service at 5 p.m. at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.chaputbuoy.com. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia is in charge of arrangements.

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