Florence Martha Johnston

December 12, 1925March 8, 2019

F. Martha Johnston, 93, was born December 12, 1925 in Ralston, OK. She graduated from Burbank High in Burbank, OK in 1943. She attended Hill’s Business College in Oklahoma City. She was a civil service worker, and later employed at Fleck Bearing in Oklahoma City. She served as Home Room Mother, Den Mother and Volunteer Librarian for Cleveland Elementary. She also served as Home Room Mother at Taft Junior High and Band Parents at NW Classen High. She was a member of the OKC Women’s Bowling Association and bowled in the Original Mixers and Koffee Kup leagues. She was a member of the First Christian Church of OKC and served as a Deaconess, Keystone Class, Women’s Fellowship, Bible Study and a volunteer for Mobile Meals.

Martha is survived by her three children: Son, Bernie Mastagni, his wife, Linda, and their son, Mark. Daughter, Patricia Friedman, her husband, Gary, and their three children, Michael, Christopher and Jennifer. Son, Randy Johnston. Martha was blessed with five great-grandchildren; Chelsey, Emily, Clark, Braxton and Claire. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Johnston; parents, Edmund Gates, Sr. and Mamie Irene; and siblings, Jessie, Edmund Jr., Herb, Jim, Johnnie, Frederick, Robert, Ella, Mary, and Mamie. She is survived by her sister Julia.

Martha was an energetic lady that gave freely of her time and energy helping family, friends and neighbors.


  • Randall Johnston
  • Mark Mastagni
  • Michael Friedman
  • Christopher Friedman


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 14, 2019

Florence Martha Johnston

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