E. June Jones, age 82, of Thurman, Ohio, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Most recently, June was a resident at Jenkins Care Community Center in Wellston.
June was born June 8, 1933 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late James Newton Lambert and Ora Aval (Sims) Lambert. In 1951 she graduated from Oak Hill High School and would later retire from Oak Hill School District where she worked as a school bus driver for 27 years. June married Thomas H. Jones and together they worked side-by-side in the family farm business until her illness in 2013. June’s immediate family was the most important part of her life. She enjoyed spending time with family and preparing family, birthday, and holiday meals.
She was a member of the Vega United Methodist Church in Thurman and the Gallipolis Order of Eastern Star Chapter 283.
June is survived by her husband of 58 years, Tom; her two sons: Tim (Paula) Jones of Thurman, Ohio and Joe (Pam) Jones of Thurman, Ohio; two grandchildren: Josh (Jennifer) Jones of Thurman, Ohio and Nicole Jones (Josh Morgan) of Thurman, Ohio; and four great-grandchildren: Miley Morgan, Harper June Jones, Sydney Walters, and Elin Walters. She is also survived by her brother, Roger Lambert of Jackson, Ohio; two sisters, Delores Aeh of Johnstown, Ohio and Patty Lewis of Oak Hill, Ohio; many nieces, nephews, and many good friends.
June was preceded in death by her parents, and by her brothers: Fred, Wilbur, and James Lambert; and by one sister, Lillian Schaff.
Friends may call on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Vega United Methodist Church with Pastor John Rozewicz officiating. Burial will follow in Vega Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Growing Oaks Food Program of Oak Hill, c/o: Vega Church, Attn.: Judy Radane/Treasurer, 110 Ohio Avenue, Jackson, Ohio 45640. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com