Sandra “Arleen” Johnston

January 15, 2024

Sandra “Arleen” Johnston, 84, of rural Frankfort, died January 15, 2024 at IU Health Arnett, Lafayette, Ind.  She was born January 4, 1940 in Clinton County to the late William & Hazel (Huffer) Davis.

Arleen attended Frankfort grade schools and was a 1958 graduate of Rossville High School.  She had lived in Clinton County her entire life.  She had worked at Mallory Controls and since 1981 worked at Frito Lay, retiring from there.  She was a member of Country Chapel Church of God, Clinton County Art League, Central Indiana Artists and the Dorcas Society.  Arleen enjoyed painting and spending time with her family.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Friday, January 19, 2024 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2024 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Country Chapel Church of God, 8721 E CR 200 N, Michigantown, IN 46057.

Survived by:

Son: Patrick A. (Sherri) Johnston of Frankfort, Daughter: Regina L. (Dennis) Davey of Frankfort, Sisters: Barbara Gunyon of Frankfort, Cheryl Ballenger of Frankfort, Connie C. Davis of Frankfort, Brother: Gary Davis of CA, 5 Grandchildren, Jessica (Craig) Cearlock, Courtney Johnston, Jared Johnston, Megan Davey Hobaugh and Aaron Davey and 6 Great-Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

her parents, sister, and a great-granddaughter.


Leave your Condolences

21 Condolences for “Sandra “Arleen” Johnston”

  1. Doris January 16, 2024 at 5:58 pm

    I loved your mom dearly. Holding all of you in my heart and prayers this week.
    Doris Jackson

  2. Ken Walters January 16, 2024 at 6:07 pm

    Regina, so sorry for the loss of your Mom. God’s peace and grace to you and your family.

  3. Suellen Myers January 16, 2024 at 6:23 pm

    Arleen faithfully loved & served her heavenly Father. She adored her family. We will fondly remember her gentle but strong spirit. May God grant her peaceful rest while she awaits the call of Jesus to resurrection in His Kingdom. Suellen & Chris Myers

    • Sherri January 18, 2024 at 1:35 pm

      Thank you for your condolences and taking the time to pay tribute through your kind words about her faithfulness to God. She shared her faith with all and was such an inspiration to all of us.

  4. Sandy Throckmorton January 17, 2024 at 10:20 am

    So sorry for your loss. Know how lost and alone you are feeling. Prayers for a peace beyond your understanding. Love Aunt Sandy.

  5. Wayne and Susie Brock January 17, 2024 at 11:04 am

    So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wayne and Susie Brock

  6. Joyce Phillips January 17, 2024 at 1:33 pm

    I know Arlene is in heaven with the Lord, she was one the most Godly women I ever had the pleasure of knowing. Prayers for my daughter Tammy, (her aunt) Barbara, Cheryl and Connie, Patrick and Regina and families. Joyce Phillips

  7. Eva Howe January 17, 2024 at 3:57 pm

    Ken and I enjoyed worshiping and working together at Country Chapel. We enjoyed having Arleen as our friend and fellow believer in Christ. She was a wonderful and kind person. Know you all are in our prayers during this time.
    Eva, Katy and family

  8. Nita Richardson January 17, 2024 at 4:42 pm

    Arleen was the kindest, sweetest person. My first memories of Arleen was as my teacher in Sunday School. I so loved her. My prayers are with all of you. Love to you. Nita

  9. Dixie Lee Huffer January 17, 2024 at 5:29 pm

    Arleen has been a great Christian influence at Country Chapel as long as I can remember!! I simply can’t imagine a church service without her there! Just so very sorry for her family and our church family’s great loss! Looking forward to seeing her and Norm at the great resurrection.

    • Regina Davey February 11, 2024 at 9:43 pm

      Thank you so much, Dixie for your kind words! It is hard to sit there in the pew on Sunday and not have her sitting next to me. Thank you for the lantern, it is quite lovely! Mom would have loved it with the cardinals.

  10. Eric and Gayla Davis January 17, 2024 at 6:23 pm

    Dear family, Know that we are so sorry for your great loss. We all loved “Grandma J” and considered her part of our family. She was a wonderful woman of God who loved Him and her family. We will always cherish her great works of art!!! She was caring, kind, and had such a gentle spirit. She will be greatly missed on this earth, but our hope is in Jesus and we look forward to the day when we will join her in heaven. We are praying for God’s comfort for all of you. We love you!

    • Sherri January 18, 2024 at 1:41 pm

      Thank you so much for your prayers and love. She truly shared her faith and showed the love of her Heavenly Father to us. Her gentle spirit was a calming force in our times of trials.

  11. Ed & Lora click January 18, 2024 at 4:05 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family in this difficult time in your life, May she rest in peace.

  12. Don Kirsch January 19, 2024 at 10:33 am

    To all of Arleen’s family she was a great woman and her talent is not going to be replaced. Hopefully you all can find peace in that. She will be missed for sure. But hopefully you all can find peace that she is truly with the Lord. May she RIP.

  13. John Hobaugh January 19, 2024 at 4:44 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. John Hobaugh and family.

  14. Carolyn and LeRoy Zook January 20, 2024 at 10:46 am

    We are so sorry for your loss of Arlene. She was a good lady and always had a smile. She will be missed by everyone who knew her. Our condolences to you and your family. The Johnston family are in our Prayers.

    • Regina Davey February 11, 2024 at 9:30 pm

      Thank you so much for your kind words and condolences!

  15. Dick Davison January 24, 2024 at 8:24 pm

    RIP old Owen Twp and Rossville Class of 1958 graduate.
    Dick Davison Classmate

  16. Regina Davey February 12, 2024 at 9:38 am

    Thank you my dear friend for your kind words and prayers!!

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