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Virginia June Prather

March 3, 1921 June 14, 2019
Virginia June Prather
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Virginia June Prather passed away on June 14, 2019 in McMinnville, Oregon. She was born in Tonganoxie, Kansas on March 3, 1921 to Willis E. and Rosella McNulty Peters and was the oldest of three children. The family moved to Spearman, Texas in 1932 where she graduated high school in 1938. She married John LeRoy (JL) Prather in Borger, Texas in 1939. Before moving to Oregon in 1949 the family lived in Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. In 1953 the family moved to McMinnville, Oregon.
June worked in retail for thirty-five years. She enjoyed dancing, reading, traveling, gardening, playing cards and volunteering at the Senior Center. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women, the Elkettes, St. James Catholic Church and of the St. Helen’s Circle.
Preceding her in death were her parents Willis E. and Rosella Peters; sister Wilma Johnson; brother Walter (Red) Peters; husband J.L. Prather, and son Jack Prather. She is survived by her son Richard (Dick) Prather; daughter-in-law JoAn; three grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great-great grandson. Donations may be made to the charity of choice.

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