|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1916|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2011|
June Eva James Parker passed away peacefully March 26th at PeachTree Assisted Living in West Haven, Utah. She was born on June 2, 1916 in Murray, Utah, to George Edward James and Hannah Elizabeth Peterson. June attended schools in Murray and Jordan School Districts. She graduated from Jordan High School with the class of 1935. She attended LDS Business College and completed courses in comptometer and bookkeeping. She then worked at Mountain Bell Telephone Company until her marriage. She married Charles Wayne Parker on November 3, 1939 in the Salt Lake Temple. They were married 67 years. Two children were born to this union: Bonnie June and Sterling Wayne Parker. June and Wayne raised their children in East Midvale until 1954. They then moved their family and mink ranch to Dimple Dell Road in Crescent, Utah. In 1976 June and Wayne moved to Canyon Road Towers in Salt Lake City so June could be close to the Church Office Building where she was employed in the financial department. June retired from Church Employment in 1982. June was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in leadership and teaching positions, primarily in the Relief Society. She and Wayne were privileged to go on a temple mission to the Oakland Temple where they served for 18 months. During the last five years June was a member of the PeachTree Branch of the Kanesville and West Haven Stakes where service was returned to her in full for the years she served others. June was preceded in death by her husband and her parents. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, George Ensign James and Ivan James; and three sisters, Lila Reich, Muriel Smith and Marie Borg; sister-in-law, Katie Olsen. She is survived by one sister, Fern Mackay of Idaho Falls, Idaho. June is survived by her daughter Bonnie (Delos) Stenquist and her son Sterling Wayne (Sandra) Parker, 11 grandchildren and 40 great grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank PeachTree Assisted Living for their loving care of June these past five years and also Hospice for Utah for their tender care these past few weeks. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. Friends and relatives may visit the family prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the American Fork City Cemetery, American Fork, Utah.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune on March 30, 2011.
Charles Wayne Parker (1916 - 2006)*
American Fork Cemetery
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Mar 29, 2011
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