June Curry McCarty (1921-2017)

June Curry McCarty, 95, of Henly, Texas went to be with the Lord on February 25, 2017.

Visitation will be on Monday, February 27 at Croft Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on February 28 at the Henly Baptist Church with Pastor Don Forrester officiating.

June was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Robert and Lillian Williams in 1921. She graduated with honors from West High School in Salt Lake City. After completion of high school she attended Henegars Business College in Salt Lake City. June put her business degree to work serving as office manager for several doctors and lawyers over the subsequent years. In 1941 she met and married an Air Force tail gunner, Wayman E. Curry, who later went on to become an Aviation Cadet. Their son, Wayman D. Curry was born the following year. Her husband was then shipped overseas and flew as a tail gunner on B17’s, completing 50 missions. While attending Pilot Training in Florida, her husband was killed in a tragic train accident. To keep busy and support her son, and the war effort, she became an ordinance inspector for the Remington Arms Plant. While there, she met and married Leonard (Lynn) McCarty, a Drill Instructor in the U.S. Army. The couple moved to Central Texas and had a son, Johnny Lynn and a daughter, Lynda June. June was extremely involved with her children. She served on PTA boards at the children’s schools in San Antonio, Johnson City and Dripping Springs and served as President of the Tri-County Council. She was a Charter Member of the LBJ Hospital Auxiliary, Charter Member and first President of the Henly Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. With her kids grown and gone, June went to work for the Hill Country Senior Citizen’s Apartments in Dripping Springs, TX as the manager. She was involved in the origination of the Dripping Springs Public Library, the Bluebonnet Auxiliary and the Hill Country Care Facility. June was extremely active in her Church, Henly Baptist. She taught Sunday School for 28 years, and was the song leader for 35. June lived a very full life, dedicating much of it to the service of others. Miss June, as so many called her, gracefully touched the lives of everyone she met. June was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lillian Williams, her first husband, Wayman E. Curry, her son, Johnny Lynn McCarty and her second husband, Lynn McCarty. June is survived by her son Wayman Curry and wife Janet, her daughter Lynda Turley and husband Lou, a grandson Troy Curry and a granddaughter Callie Turley and fiancé Jason Taylor. Great grandsons Kyle and Kade Curry. Pallbearers will be Don McCarty, Bill Gravenor, Barry McNair, Troy Curry, Kyle Curry and Kade Curry. Memorial contributions may be made to the Henly Baptist Church or to the Hill Country Care Bluebonnet Auxiliary.

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