Thelma “June” Margaret Kehl Milican, age 90, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015, at her home due to complications from Alzheimer's.
June Milican was born June 20, 1925, to Charles Kehl and Maude Littel Kehl. She was a 1943 graduate of West Point High School. She had the distinction of being the first president of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary in West Point and was active with the organization for many years. June Milican was the youngest inspector at the Munitions Plant in Prairie during World War II.
She was a believer in Jesus Christ, attending different denominations in her lifetime. One of her favorite sayings was; “The only thing we take to heaven is what we gave away.”
June Milican co-founded Royal Trucking with her husband Ance Lee Milican in 1968. She worked at Royal for many years as bookkeeper and running the business office.
Visitation is 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2015, at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015, at Robinson Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Covington officiating. Burial will follow in West Point Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are Ance Lee Milican III, Dale Milican, Matthew McNeece, Charles Johnson and Ray Grubbs.
She was predeceased by her parents; one daughter, Karen Elizabeth Milican; ten brothers and sisters, one of which was Charles Kehl, who was killed in action during World War II, at the age of 19.
She is survived by two daughters: Cathy Ann Milican McGuire (David) of Douglas ville Georgia, and Janet Milican: one son: Billy Milican (Loretta) both of West Point; three sisters: Frances East of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Virginia Johnson, and Mildred Strain, both of West Point; grandchildren: Summer Hamblin (Johnny) of Saltillo, Maggie McNeece (Matt) of Raymond, and Matthew McGuire (Lindsey) who is living in Japan. Ance Lee Milican III, Brittany Milican, Dale Milican, Sunni Rae Milican, Sabrina Milican and Robby Milican Shima; and five great- grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Oak Hill Academy, 800 N. Eshman Ave, West Point, MS 39773.