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 June Green

June Green

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 26 Oct 2012 (aged 82)
Texas, USA
Burial San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100003703 · View Source
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On Oct. 26, 2012, our beloved June Green went to be with our Lord in heaven. Born in Dallas, Texas on June 8, 1930. She moved to El Paso in 1947, and graduated from Austin High School that same year. After attending Texas Western College (UTEP) for two years, she transferred to Abilene Christian University and graduated in May 1951. While at Texas Western, she was a member of the CHI Omega Sorority, and was a member of vocal quintet, "The Overtones." She was also a member of the Gold Diggers Marching Squad, and rode in a float in the Sun Carnival parade for two years. While at Abilene Christian she was a member of the Caddettes Social Club and Future Teachers of America. In April 1951, she met Alton Green and enjoyed watching him play on the only undefeated football team in the nation that year. On Dec. 29, 1950, they were married in El Paso, Texas. While living in El Paso, they were gifted with two children, Beverly Jeanne and William Bradley. During their time in El Paso, June taught one year and proceeded to move to Big Lake in 1954, where she was a high school teacher for three years. During that time she was involved and sponsored numerous student activities. While living in Big Lake, Texas they were blessed with a third child, Ben Wesley. In 1959, the Green family moved to Odessa, Texas, where June taught at Odessa High School for 19 years, and was a member at Sixth and Jackson Church of Christ. In 1978, the family moved to San Angelo, Texas, where June and Alton opened Southland Frame Center & Gallery and stayed in operation for over 20 years. After the couple retired they enjoyed many camping trips to Colorado and New Mexico and made some wonderful lifelong friends in the Twin Mountain Campers group. June was a faithful member of the Johnson Street Church of Christ. For 17 years, she enjoyed being a part of the World Bible School and spent many hours supporting Rust Street Ministries. June enjoyed being a servant to the Lord and was a tireless worker in her service to Him. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Billie Waid of El Paso; and her grandson, James Bradley Green. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Al; and her three children; eight grand children; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nephews and nieces. Alas, she is also survived by her many loving church friends and by her wonderful faithful friend and caregiver Oneta Scott. The family will receive friends for visitation from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Johnson's Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Johnson Street Church of Christ with Tommy King officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers for the service will be Andy Lima, Jim Sargent, Wesley Green, Gary James, David Gay and David Barnett. Honorary pallbearers for the service will be Billy Mays, Russell Green, Royce Green and Melvin Green. In memory of June, she asked that donations be given to Rust Street Ministries of San Angelo, Texas. Family and friends may sign an online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com.



.Published in GoSanAngelo from October 28 to November 2, 2012


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  • Created by: Kay
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100003703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for June Green (8 Jun 1930–26 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100003703, citing Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kay (contributor 47092435) .