"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living"
Marcus Tullius Cicero


Darnell Anderson Johnston

Darnell Anderson Johnston

Darnell Anderson Johnston, the daughter of Pearl Viola Watts Anderson and Hezekiah Anderson departed this life on July 22, 2021 at Brookdale Senior Living in Westampton, NJ.


She attended Allen elementary school in Burlington and graduated from Wilbur Watts High School in Burlington, NJ.


On November 16th, 1941 she was married to Sylvester Johnston. From this marriage were born two children: Darnell Audrey Valentine of Fort Myers, Florida and Sylvester Aubrey Johnston of Miami, Florida.


Darnell attended Nursing School in Philadelphia where she received her Practical Nursing Degree. From there she worked at Lutheran Nursing Home and Evergreen Nursing Home’s in Moorestown, NJ. She was generous in helping other’s giving unselfishly of her knowledge in nursing.


She was preceded in death by two brothers: Jesse, Edward, and three sisters, Pearl, Mildred and Isabelle. She leaves to cherish fond memories, her son Sylvester Johnston and daughter Audrey Valentine two grandchildren Sylvester Davis (Jenifer), Tjien Johnston, three great grandchildren, Tjjani Bullock, Te’Sean Pressley and Ava Davis.+


After the clouds, the sunshine

After the winter, the spring,

After the shower, the rainbow

For life is a changeable thing;


After the night, the morning,

Bidding all darkness cease;

After life’s cares and sorrows,

The comfort and sweetness of peace.


By Helen Steiner Rice

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