June Harman Hylton

June Elizabeth Harman Hylton, 95, of Christiansburg, went to her Heavenly home on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Lewis Gale Hospital – Montgomery. She was born in Willis, Virginia on June 16, 1917 to the late Shadrach Harman and Ellen Weddle Harman. She was predeceased in death by her loving husband, Julian “Pete” Hylton; three brothers, Clovis, Conley, and Warren Harman, and one sister, Cleda Harman.

June was an active lifetime member of Laurel Branch Church of the Brethren, where, through the years, she led the music, taught Sunday School, and was church treasurer. After graduating from Willis High School, she worked at Floyd Garment Factory and retired after 40 years. She and her husband, Pete, had a dairy farm in the Laurel Branch community of Floyd County. She volunteered for Community Action RSVP, loved to quilt and crochet, and frequented the Floyd Country Store on Friday evenings.

She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Georgianna Harman, of Christiansburg, and a sister, Irene Harman Lawson of Stoneville, NC. Also surviving are nieces and nephews, Greg Harman and Mary Jane King, of Blacksburg, Ellen Maxwell and husband, Eddie, of Christiansburg, Joyce Smith and husband, Bill, Judy Shumate and husband, Johnny, of Eden, NC, Jimmy Lawson of Stoneville, NC, Florence Harman Lichstein of Roanoke, Betty Harman of Vinton, Shirley Hylton Richards and husband, Robert, of Floyd along with many others. She is also survived by great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends who loved her dearly.

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2012 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Angela Carr, Pastor Don Peters, Pastor Jerry Hylton, and Pastor Clyde Hylton officiating. Interment will follow at the Laurel Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 – 3 p.m. at Maberry Funeral Home prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to Laurel Branch Church of the Brethren or to their cemetery fund c/o Robert Weeks, 3948 Floyd Highway S, Floyd, VA 24091.