IMA MAE PRUETT JOHNSTON, 90, passed away Oct. 19,
2008 with burial at Merriman Cemetery near Ranger,
Ima was born July 31, 1918 in Ranger to Elzie &
Alice (Crawford) Pruett. She attended Ranger High
School in the Class of 1937 and married Bill W.
Johnston in Jan. of 1935. He preceded her in death
in 1980. Ima Mae is also preceded in death by two
children, Corky Johnston & Lynette Johnston Stowe
(RHS-1979), a brother, Kenneth Pruett (RHS-1939),
& three sisters, Dee Key, Dot Willingham, & Billie
She is survived by her children, Joann Johnston
Kinder (RHS-1959), Billy Ray Johnston, Gladys
Johnston Walker (RHS-1961), Jerry Johnston (RHS-
1965), Jimmy Johnston, Roger Johnston, & Mary Alice
Johnston Choate (RHS-1967); a brother, Elzie Pruett,
Jr. (RHS-1947); 25 grandchildren, an abundance of
great-grandchildren and several great-great-grand-
SISTER: DOLLIE PRUETT WILLINGHAM, 76, of Stanford,
TX and formerly of Ranger, TX, died on April 29,
2001 with burial at Merriman Cemetery near Ranger.
She was born Jan. 16, 1925, to Elzie and Alice
Pruett in Ranger. She married Bernise Willingham
in 1942 at Ranger. He preceded her in death in 1988.
She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She may have
attended Ranger High School but found no record.
Survivors at the time of her death include a daughter,
Judy Gilbreath of Avoca, a brother, Elzie Pruett,
Jr. (RHS-1947) of Ranger; & a sister Ima Mae Pruett
Johnson (RHS-1937) of Ranger.