June LaRue (Miller) OâBannon was born April 7, 1935, went to be with the Lord on December 25, 2016, peacefully in her sleep. She lived in Lubbock for over 20 years after moving from the Rio Grande Valley. She graduated from Abilene Christian University, then got her masters at East Texas State. She was a teacher for over 25 years in East Texas, West Texas and finally South Texas at Donna ISD and St. Johnâs Episcopal School in Weslaco, Texas before retiring in 1984. She was married to Don OâBannon who preceded her in death in 1977. She is also preceded in death by her parents Mabel and Robert Miller and her brother Bob Miller.
She is survived by her two children Donnie OâBannon (Karen) of Lubbock, Texas and daughter Jan Rose (Billy) of Mission, Texas; grandchildren Brad OâBannon, Hope OâBannon, Dane OâBannon and Dillon OâBannon of Lubbock, Texas, Jonna Sanders (Patrick) of Round Rock, Texas, Marie McIntosh of Los Angeles, California and Jill Rose of Mission, Texas; 2 great-grandchildren, Bodie Vaden OâBannon of Lubbock, Texas and Abby Sanders of Round Rock, Texas.
June loved playing dominos, bowling and her Dallas Cowboys. She was a resident at Lakeside Rehab for the past 20 years and the family would like to thank all the staff, caring nurses and doctors for the many years of care, love and medical needs our mother was given at Lakeside. Our mother was a very kind, meek faithful Christian woman who was loved dearly by all those who knew her. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends and Lakeside staff.
Graveside Services will be at 10am in Iraan, Texas at Restland Cemetery on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.