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Betty Parker Johnston

Betty Parker Johnston was American social service worker. Recipient Gold and Bronze medals, Senior Games, 2003, 2004, Silver medal, 2005. Member families for kids project Iredell County, Statesville, North Carolina, 1996—1999, member candle light vigil committee, since 1998; Member of Statesville Orotorio Society, Mitchell Community College Chorus, Senior Serenaders (treasurer, soloist since 1995).

Background

  • Johnston, Betty Parker was born on March 1, 1932 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Leslie Spurgeon and Sarah Beatrice Parker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Berea College, 1955. Master of Arts, Rosary College, 1958.

    Career

    • Library. Oak Park (Illinois) Public Library., 1955—1958, Riverside (California) Public Library., 1958—1961. Social service worker Riverside County, 1964—1966, 1973—1995. Social worker Santa Barbara (California) County, 1966—1973.

      Retired, 1995.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member families for kids project Iredell County, Statesville, North Carolina, 1996—1999, member candle light vigil committee, since 1998. Member of Statesville Orotorio Society, Mitchell Community College Chorus, Senior Serenaders (treasurer, soloist since 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, singing, crocheting, cross stitch, cooking.

    Connections

    • Married Robert George Johnston, January 6, 1962 (deceased). 1 adopted child Korrin stepchildren: Gail, Gary, Robert III. Married Delmar Burdell Ronk (deceased).
    • father: Leslie Spurgeon
    • mother: Sarah Beatrice Parker
    • spouses: Robert George Johnston
    • Delmar Burdell Ronk
    • children: Gail Johnston
    • Gary Johnston
    • Robert III Johnston
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    • 1955
      Berea College
    • 1958
      Rosary College
    • 1955 - 1958
      Library Oak Park (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1958 - 1961
      Library Oak Park (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1964 - 1966
      social service worker, Riverside County
    • 1966 - 1973
      social worker, Santa Barbara (California) County
    • 1973 - 1995
      social service worker, Riverside County
    • 1995
      retired

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