Juanita June (Jackson) Husong, 84, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018.

June was born on June 18, 1933 in Turkey Ford. She was the daughter of William and Sarah Jackson.

June graduated from Grove High School in 1952. She immediately went to work for the Ford Motor Company as a bookkeeper.

In 1953, June married the love of her life George Husong, Sr and was married for 64 years before his passing in November of 2017.

June was a “life long learner” by reading anything she could get her hands on. She was very knowledgeable about bird watching, stories on the fossils from around the area and genealogy on the history of the family.

June was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a beautiful nurturing beautiful soul.

June was preceded in death by her husband; George Husong Sr., and son George (Roy) Husong, Jr.; her parents William and Sarah Jackson; three brothers: Richard Jackson, Sherman Jackson and Chris Jackson; and one sister: Phyllis Jackson.

She will be dearly missed by her two daughters: Sherry Griffith of Grove and Katrina Pate of Overland Park, Kansas.

She was blessed with eight grandchildren: Tra, Jeremy and Nick Griffith of Coweta, Oklahoma, Mason Pate of Overland Park, Kansas, George III, Neal and Adam Husong of Grove, and Sarah Hastings also of Grove; and 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

June is also survived by her brother Larry Jackson and his wife Cathy and his sister Dorcus Brewer both of Zena.

Memorial services will take place at 6 p.m., Friday, June 8, at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove.

Memorial donations may be made in June’s name to her favorite charities: St. Jude’s Hospital and / or The Boys Ranch Town.

Online condolences may be made by viewing June’s Book of Memories at www.honoringmemories.com. Arrangements entrusted to Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove.