June Millner Murdock-Deruy 73, of Pittsburg, Kan. passed away January 17, 2012 at Via Chrisita Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan.
June was born on June 30, 1938 in Crestline, Kan. she was the daughter of John and Alta “Evans” Millner. June attended Cherokee County Community High School graduating in 1956. She married Larry Murdock on March 29, 1959 they later divorced. June married William H. Deruy on March 2, 1966 he preceded her in death on July 8, 2004. She worked for Montgomery Wards in Joplin and Pittsburg as a bookkeeper. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Columbus, Kan. June loved spending time with her grandchildren and taking care of her house pets.
She was preceded by her parents; husband, Bill Deruy and one brother, Stanley Millner.
June is survived by one son, Chris Murdock of Joplin, Mo.; one daughter, Kim Carrington and husband Randy of Pittsburg, Kan.; two grandsons, Ben Carrington and Gabe Murdock; one brother, Gilbert Millner of Joplin, Mo.; and one sister, Mary Jane Mashburn of Quapaw, Okla.
June has been cremated a memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 24, 2012 7 p.m. at Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus, Kan. with Vance Russell officiating. Visitation will follow service. Memorial contributions may be made to the SEK Humane Society. Online condolences may be expressed at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com