June Ione Merrill



June Ione Merrill, 91, of Medford, died Thursday, September 20th, 2007, at her home.



A funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 26th, 2007, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Stake Center, 1969 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, with Bishop Lynden Woolley officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Grants Pass. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.



Condolences may be sent to the Merrill family at www.since1928hull.com.



She was born June Ione Will, on June 25th, 1916 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Leroy and Blanche Marie (Palmer) Will. She was the oldest of three daughters. On October 1st, 1939, in Roscoe, Calif., she married Lynn W. Merrill. They lived in California, Arizona, and Oregon.



She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Medford First Ward, and formerly of Grants Pass Third Ward.



Homemaking and cooking were her greatest joys. She had a passion for professional baseball, especially the Atlanta Braves, the Seattle Mariners, and watching the World Series.



In addition to her husband, Lynn W. Merrill of Medford, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Fred Lisonbee of Ashland; two granddaughters, Melissa Lisonbee, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Melina Lisonbee, Seattle, Wash.; two sisters, Helen Adams, Fruita, Colo., and Marie Tuffs, Redding, Calif.; a niece and three nephews.