June  Horn


Funeral service for June Ilene (Burr) Horn, age 98 of Verden, OK will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ.
June was born the daughter of Thomas Burr and Belle Mattison Burr on June 28, 1920 near Pineville, Missouri. She died on January 5, 2019 at her daughter's home.
June moved to Oklahoma City when she was 12 years old. She spent one year in California during the dust bowl, before returning to Oklahoma City where she graduated from Capital Hill High School. She then worked at an advertising agency and in a doctor's office. June married William Henry Horn on February 14, 1942 in Oklahoma City before moving to Lawton. She returned to Oklahoma City after his deployment to the Pacific. Upon his return from the war, they spent two years in Oklahoma City before moving to the Verden area on March 1, 1947, where she spent the rest of her life. She helped with farming, raising cattle, and running a filling station and a donut shop. She also worked at a dress shop and sold Avon products.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William Henry Horn, sister Faye (Burr) Brashear, and brother Forest Ray Burr.
Survivors include daughter Donna Gillenwaters and husband Harold of Chickasha; daughter Sandra Bachle and husband Bill of Oklahoma City; grandson Gregory Gillenwaters and wife Chie of Austin, TX; great granddaughter Michelle Gillenwaters and great grandson William Gillenwaters of Austin, TX.
Interment will be in the Verden Cemetery. Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Oaks Educational
Scholarship Fund, Southern Oaks Church of Christ, 3320 S. 16th, Chickasha, OK 73018.
Published on January 8, 2019
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