Services: Have been held.
Kay Johnston, 59, of Portales died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Clovis.
She was born on Nov. 3, 1944, in Tucumcari to Louise and Bill Johnston.
Her family moved to Portales from Levelland, Texas, in 1959. While she was in school, she worked at the sale barn that her father owned. She graduated from Portales High School in 1963. She attended Eastern New Mexico University for two years before beginning her career at Portales National Bank. She retired in 1996 as an assistant vice president. She then worked as a caretaker for Mary Louise Akers. She was a member of the Victory Life Church in Portales.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include a brother, Bob Johnston (and wife, Diane) of Cloudcroft; a sister, Sue Gray (Birl) of Portales; 11 nieces and nephews, Ricky and Randy Bouldin, Tana Duncan, Neil Gray, Rena Payton, Jena, Jaralee and Jordan Johnston and Sara, Amy and and Will Archibeque; and five great-nieces and nephews, Jason Queener, Ty and Kyle Duncan and Bennett and Lauren Bouldin.
The Rev. David Markham will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Portales Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ricky and Randy Bouldin, Bowie and Burwin Howard, Jamie Cooper and Kenny Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are the employees of Portales National Bank.
Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.