|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1938|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 2010|
Muncie - Liza June (Johnson) Adkins passed away December 20, 2010 in Indianapolis at the home of her daughter
June was born in Grimsley, Tennessee to Etta Mae (Pryor) and James Gilbert Powell. A graduate of Clinton High School and earned an Associate of Arts degree from Ball State University. In 1964, she was accepted into to a government technical school at their Atomic Energy Facilities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to study as a scientific glassblower. In 1968, she moved to Muncie and began a 20 year career at Ball State University in this unique profession.
June participated in many volunteer activities during her lifetime: Anderson Center for Chemical Dependency, Meals on Wheels, and American Healthcare Network. A tireless advocate for the acceptance, treatment, and understanding of mental health illnesses. Also held social group meetings in her home, the favorite of which was her Ladies Crochet Club. A devoted member and passionate missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Served faithfully in the LDS Family History Center and as Single Adult Representative.
Survived by her three daughters: Kathryn McCartney (Husband, Tim); Linda Haskins (Husband, Mike); and Tracy Pereira (Husband, Edson). Grandchildren Amanda McCartney, Jesse Beaty (wife, Christina), and Julia Beaty, Michael, Daniel, and Sara Haskins, Ross, Grant, and Blake Pereira and great-grandchildren, Logan and Que Beaty. She is also survived by a very special niece whom she helped raise, Nada Amburn, and her son, Steve Amburn.
Services Dec 23, 2010, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 4800 W Robinwood Dr., Muncie, IN 47304, with Bishop Robert Alcorn officiating. Burial n Gardens of Memory Cemetery.
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