Mary Bell (Bowerman) Johnston
|Posted 2024-02-05 by mhenderson
|Published by Today's News Herald on Feb. 4, 2024 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
Mary Bell Johnston (nee Bowerman) passed away peacefully on Jan. 16,
2024, at the age of 88 in Lake Havasu. She was born on Oct. 24, 1935, in
Miller, Missouri, to Mary and Roy Bowerman. Mary will always be
remembered and cherished for her loving, intelligent, and giving heart.
Her strength, determination, and stubbornness carried her until the very
Mary was a devoted wife to her beloved husband, Jack Johnston. Together,
they shared a lifetime of memories and built a strong foundation of love
and support. Mary was a loving mother to her daughters, LuAn Garcia
(Steve) and Kelly Snider (Mike). She adored her grandchildren, Amber,
Stephanie, April, Theresa, Jessica, and Lucas, and took great joy in
being a great-grandmother to Adam, Isaiah, Joey, Logan, Seth, Shane, and
Clayton. Mary also had a close bond with her brother, Roy.
Mary dedicated 38 years of her life to General Telephone before
retiring. She was known for her hard work, dedication, and commitment to
her career. In her free time, Mary enjoyed walking, reading, and
volunteering. She was also an active member of the ladies bowling
league, where she formed lasting friendships and created cherished
A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date to
honor Mary's life and celebrate the impact she had on those around her.
Mary will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
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