Mrs. Worsham was born on July 20, 1933, in Leslie, GA, to the late Loomis E. and Vera Wallace Deavours. At the age of 10 she was baptized at Leslie Baptist Church. She graduated in 1950 from Union High School in Leslie, GA. Mrs. June attended Georgia Southwestern College in Americus, GA for one year, then transferred to Bessie Tift College in 1951 and received a degree in General Science with a Biology major in 1954. On December 19, 1954, she married Grover C. Worsham Jr. in the Leslie Baptist Church, a marriage that lasted 61 and 1/2 years. She taught science in public schools for 30 years; 5 years at Yatesville High, and 24 years at R.E. Lee Institute and one year at another school system. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Thomaston, the UMW, Fellowship Class and served in various positions on committees of the church. Mrs. Worsham was very active in her church, with the Samaritan's Purse Shoe-box Christmas Ministry and an avid Peanut's collector, who traveled around the state doing programs with civic groups and church groups about the Peanut's cartoon and Charles Schulz.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Grover C. Worsham; sisters, Jane Bass, and Mary Owens; brothers, Wallace H. Laramore, and Loomis E. Deavours Jr. Survivors her daughter, Wanda (Frank) Renfroe of Thomaston; son, Wayne Deavours (Becky) Worsham, of Donalsonville GA; granddaughters, Lindsay Worsham (Ben) Dickerson of Nicholson GA, and Logan Worsham (Jamie) Holt of Johns Creek GA; grandson, Ryan Clayton (Georgianne) Renfroe of Anchorage, AK; great-grandsons, Cole, Connor, and Jackson Wayne Dickerson of Nicholson GA; sisters, Joan (Ed) Cordell of Americus GA, Joy (Dewey) Touchton of Deltona FL; sister-in-law, Emma Deavours of Duluth GA; brother-in-law, James Owens of Birmingham AL; also many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in Southview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 28, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Coggins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Thomaston, 132 Cherokee Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286, or Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607.
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