June Lucille Grant Brown, 82, loving wife and mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died April 7, 2002, at Portneuf Valley Nursing Home in Pocatello, Idaho.
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A celebration of her life will be held Friday at 11 a.m. MDT at the Century Ward Chapel on Fourth and Fredregill in Pocatello. The family will visit with friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Myers Evergreen Memorial Park in Ogden, Utah. Arrangements are under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home in Pocatello.
June was born June 17, 1919, in Dietrich, Idaho, to Charles Henry Grant and Sarah Inez Nelson. She married Ray A. Brown of Baker City on Oct. 5, 1940, in Boise. Their marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls Temple in 1954. June was a lifetime active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She and Ray served a church mission in Texas from 1974 to 1976. She served in many positions of the church such as Relief Society President, Sunday School teacher and District Relief Society President, and she worked in the Young Women, District Missionary, and anywhere else there was a need.
She was a beautician from 1938 to 1974. Many of those years she worked out of her own shop in The Dalles, where she and Ray lived for 22 years.
June and Ray served many years in the Ogden Temple after moving there in 1978. They managed the Cutlery World Store in the Ogden Mall for five years.
June is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Ray A. Brown of Pocatello; her sons, Robert C. Brown of Mapelton, Utah and Richard G. Brown of Arlee, Mont., and a daughter, Kathleen Stephens of Pocatello; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 12, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor