ARCO — June Talbot Williams, 85, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, in Idaho Falls.
She was born June 2, 1925, in St. John, Idaho to Andrew Melvin and Miriam Monson Talbot. June was raised and received her elementary education in St. John. In 1943 she graduated from Malad High School. She spent the next several years working for the soil conservation offices in Malad and Pocatello.
On July 20, 1948, she married Leon L Williams in the Logan, Utah, LDS Temple. They made their home in Malad for a short time before moving to Blackfoot. Leon raised potatoes and wheat on the reservation for 12 years. In 1964 they moved to Darlington where they have resided since.
June was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
June worked for the LDS Church for many years as a custodian and was a dedicated mother and wife. She loved her family and supported them in whatever activity they might be involved in. She also enjoyed cooking, painting, crocheting and music. She even taught herself to play the piano.
Surviving are her husband, Leon Williams of Darlington; her children, Kim Williams (Janet) of Firth, Brett Williams (Trudy) of Darlington, Michelle McInelly (Blaine) of Blackfoot, Todd Williams (Lynette) of Firth, Greg Williams (Barbara) of Kaysville, Utah; and Troy Williams (Suzanne) of Sugar City; a brother, Lorin Talbot (Deloris), of Blackfoot; a sister, Miriel Butler of Nampa; 35 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Nancy Williams: four brothers, Oral, Hiram, Andie and Steven and two sisters, Zelphia and Shirley.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Moore LDS Stake Center with Bishop Brett Williams conducting. The family will receive friends on Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the Anderson Family Funeral Home, 2555 N. Highway 93, Arco, and on Tuesday from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the church.
Interment will be in the Mt. McCaleb Cemetery in Mackay.
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