June (Elam) Caraher, 82, of Arthur, IL passed away at 7:42 A.M. on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the Arthur Southern Baptist Church, 530 North Vine St, Arthur, IL. Rev. Doug Davis will officiate. Burial will follow in the Arthur Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the church. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
June was born on June 25, 1936 in Urbana, IL. She was a daughter of Clifford and Della (Hance) Elam. June married Jack Elliot, and then later married Tom Caraher.
Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Schrock and her husband Lavern of Arthur, IL; two brothers, Danny Elam and his wife Joanne of Champaign, IL and Jim Elam and his wife Bonnie of Owaneco, IL; one sister, Jean Barr and her husband Dick of Leesburg, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two husbands.
June was a member of the Arthur Southern Baptist Church. She had worked at Hardee’s and McDonalds in Tuscola, IL for several years until working as a cook at the Jarman Center in Tuscola, IL where she retired after several years of service.
One of her best hobbies was making baby quilts for many people. She made her own shirts to fit her the way she liked them, and she was a wonderful cook.
Memorials may be made to the Arthur Southern Baptist Church or the American Diabetes Associations.