June Shaneyfelt Knowles Thomson | Obituary

Survived by: her children Rebecca Stevens, Linda Wanamaker, Richard Knowles, Sharon Bennatts, and Wendy Knowles, her stepchildren Coleen Thomson, Matt Thomson, Philip Thomson, her sisters Betsy Thomas and Genevieve Compton, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Followed to heaven by her sister Marjorie Eberlein in August 2021.

Preceded by: husband Keith Thomson, previous husband Albert Knowles, sisters Elsie Maxine MacDonald and Frances Ardell VanHorn, brother Deacon John Shaneyfelt, and parents Genevieve Satterthwaite Shaneyfelt and Lester Shaneyfelt.

History: “Junee” to her husband, she sold Avon for 35 years, receiving the prestigious President’s Club Honor Society membership in 1987. June was known for her beautiful crochet and needlework crafts, her green thumb and ability to grow anything. She volunteered for City of Auburn at the Senior Center ASAC Respite Program and the Food Pantry for 12 years, spent many years as an active member in Grace Community Church, and worked for Price Helton Funeral Home and other Funeral Homes until retiring. She loved to garden and bake, and particularly loved camping in the mountains and fishing, where her husband Keith enjoyed camping with her and reading his book while she fished! She was married to her husband Keith Thomson for 24 years, who preceded her into heaven by 6 weeks.