Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949 RJC

June Morton Bryan JUNE ANN MORTON BRYAN, 82, of Plainview, TX, died on Jan. 12, 2015, with burial at the cemetery in Ralls, TX. June Bryan was born on Jan. 27, 1932, in Ranger, TX. She was the daughter of Gorman and Gladys Morton, and attended Ranger High School, graduating in 1949. She attended Ranger Junior College from 1949-1951 where she was voted Most Represented Girl in School as well as a Princess at the college. She was also involved in band, choir, drama, and the Spanish club. It was while working in Ranger that she met Boyce Ardell Bryan whom she later married. June attended Texas Tech University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Speech Therapy in 1953, and earned a Master's degree in Education from Tech in 1958. She later taught speech therapy in Ralls in 1953-54, and in Waco in 1954-55. June was an elementary school teacher in Lubbock from 1956-1961, and later at several schools in Plainview beginning in Jan. of 1974, including Ash and College Hill. She finished her career at La Mesa Elementary, teaching fourth grade, where she was loved by many students, before retiring after 29 years of teaching. June Bryan was a member of the Retired Teachers' Association & the High Plains Genealogy Society in Plainview. She was also very active at First United Methodist Church Plainview, including several years in the church choir and in Women's Circles. She loved to teach children, and they especially loved it when she would read stories to them, such as Little Women. At the time of her death, June was survived by her husband, Boyce Bryan of Plainview; and two daughters, Leigh Crane and Susan Binford. Leigh is married to Tim Crane of Lubbock and they have one daughter, Brittany, who is married to Nick Karnezis of Albuquerque, NM. Susan is married to Joe Binford of Waco and they have two daughters, Jennifer (of Holland, TX) and Josilyn (student at Sam Houston State University). June also has one great-granddaughter, Jaclyn, who is the daughter of Jennifer & Bruce Dareing. Edna Morton McKelvain (RHS-1943) was her sister.