DECATUR -- June Elaine Allison, 68, died on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at Symphony of Decatur.
She was born June 29, 1949, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur, to Eldon (Al) Allison and Evelyn Camp Allison. Her mother preceded her in death.
On April 7, 1990, June married Chelso Frescura, and they enjoyed 27 fun and happy years together. In addition to her husband and family, June’s numerous friends were blessed by her warm, generous, and compassionate nature. She showed genuine enthusiasm and support for the interests and aspirations of others and championed many humanitarian causes. June was a member of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Decatur (UUFD), where she served on the board and remained active for many years. She was also a longtime member of GLAD.
June graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1967. She then worked in administration at A.E. Staley (now Tate & Lyle) until 1997. She later graduated from Richland Community College, Millikin University, and Illinois State University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work.
June is survived by her beloved Chelso; her father; her sister Nancy Bryson (Tom); niece Kachina Gordan and nephew Joshua Gordan (Jennifer); great nieces Allyssa and Aerabella Gordan, great nephews Logan Ray and Drew Ward; and her special friends Mel Weinstein and Deonne Orvis.
Celebration of Life service is planned for Sunday, January 7, at 2 p.m. at UUFD. Memorials to UUFD.
Cremation services provided by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.