June Ann Chambers-Sattler has passed away. She was 88 years young. She was born in Pleasant Plains, Arkansas to William Henry Vandaveer and his wife Gracie Edna Riggs Vandaveer. The family moved to Oklahoma when June was a child to take over the family farm near Lexington. After graduating from High School, June married her first love, Ed Chambers on September 18, 1949. The couple was blessed with two children- Linda Kay and Michael Dean. Sadly, eight year old Michael passed away shortly after moving to Perry. Ed and June were married for nearly 50 years when he passed in 1996.
June was a member of the First Baptist Church for over 50 years. She served in many different areas- training union, girls auxiliary, women missionary union, and Sunday school. She served on various committees and was employed as church secretary for two years. She retired from Ditch Witch after 20 years of faithful service.
June was lucky in love. She met and married the second love of her life at the tender age of 71. June and Vernon Sattler were married on May 4, 2002 until his passing in September of 2011.
June enjoyed quilting, cooking the most delicious treats anyone has ever tasted, and square dancing. Her heart belonged to her grandbabies. Nothing was more precious to her.
June is survived by her daughter, Linda Thomas of Choctaw, granddaughters Jennifer Thomas and her fiancé Hunter Nunn of Dallas, Kari Hoffman and her husband Robert, Lani Stone and her husband Daniel of Choctaw, Also surviving are her beloved great grandchildren, Acie and Emersyn Hoffman, Canon and Crew Stone of Choctaw, step-daughter Tammy Beir and her husband Steve of Bartlesville, Karen Shaw and her husband Jack of Perry, Rhonda Hanyka of Tavares, Florida, seven step grandchildren and 13 step great grandchildren, two brothers and one sister.
June was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ed, son Mike, husband Vernon, two sisters and two brothers.
Friends are welcome to stop by Brown Dugger Funeral Home of Perry to pay their respects on Wednesday evening or Thursday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Perry 10 a.m. Friday January 31, 2020. Brother Kim Hays will officiate. Deacons of the church will act as casket bearers. Burial will follow at Grace Hill Cemetery also of Perry.
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