June Girton

September 13, 2011

June Girton

June E. (Shipley) Girton of Versailles, KY, formerly of Martin, MI passed away Monday, September 12, 2011 in Lexington, KY due to complications from surgery. June was born in Grand Rapids, MI on June 9, 1927 to Raymond “Bill” and Esther (Baker) Newcomb. For 30 years June was a bus driver for Martin Public Schools. She had a great love for and was involved with pony and horse racing. She also enjoyed shopping, baking, playing cards, crafts and traveling to watch her horses race.

June was united in marriage in 1977 to John Girton, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; sister, Joan Hewitt; daughter, Terry Reynolds; step-son, Wilbur “Butch” Reynolds; step-daughter, Marlene Smith; and niece, Debbie Nelson.

Surviving are her longtime companion, Hal Hewitt; sister, Donna Harter; brother, Jim (Sue) Newcomb; step-children, Wayne (Doris) Reynolds, Ed (Beverly) Reynolds, Joe (Jenny) Roberts, John (Ann) Girton, Imajean LaFountain, Kathy Maher; aunt, Helen Baker; many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and close special friends.

Friends may visit with her family on Thursday from 2-4 and from 6-8 P.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where services will be held on Friday, September 16, 2011 at 11a.m. with Rev. Patricia Catellier officiating. Burial will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of June may be made to the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center, American Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice.

Messages of condolence may be left at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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