June Borum, age 77, of Athens, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019. She was retired from South Central Bell and AT&T after 30 years of service and a very active member of Telephone Pioneers. After her retirement, June volunteered and donatedto many different organizations in McMinn County because she loved people. Two of her favorite local organizationsshe volunteered faithfully with were Friendly Fellows Food Baskets and signing up new voters during voter registration. But June will be best known for her smile and friendliness to patrons who came to eat at the Gondolier Restaurant. For the last 30 years, she has been a regular during lunch and supper with a table reserved by the door.
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June was preceded in death by herparents,Sam and Cora Roach Snider; husband of 54 years, Robert “Bob” Borum; son, Scott Borum; brothers, Charles Edward and Kenneth Howard Snider; sisters, Hazel Ison and Elizabeth “Liz” Smith.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Joshua Borum of Windfall, IN, Sarah (Nick) Begley of Tipton, IN and Abby Borum(Jon Munns) of Leigh High, FL; great grandchildren, Collin and Gavin Begley of Tipton, IN and Jentry, Keelan and Ellie Munns of Leigh High, FL; twin brother, Robert "Bob" (Sandra) Snider of Cleveland, TN; sister-in-law, Bertha Snider of Athens, nephews, Steve (Tracy) Riden of Lenoir City, Pat (Susan) Smith of Athens and Phillip (Vanessa) Smith of Atlanta, GA; nieces, Jean (John) Tarpley of Gatlinburg, Susan (Mark) Evans of Delano, Barbie (Terry) Martin of Athens and special niece that she thought of as a daughter, Anne (Damon) Cotter of Athens.
The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral Home, Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 pm, with the funeral service at 7:00 pm. Bro, Jerry Stephens and Rev. Jimmy McCarter will officiate.
The family will meet at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday and go in procession to McMinn Memory Gardens for the 11:00 am committal service.
A register book will be setup at the Gondolier this week. Please stop by and leave your memories of June for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in June's name to the Help Heal Veteran's Organization, 36585 Penfield Lane, Winchester, CA 92596.
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge, TN 865-397-2711