Lebanon Reporter


January 28, 2014

Winonah "June" Harwood

Winonah “June” Harwood, 76, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood, Lebanon.

June was born in Clintwood, Va., on Dec. 6, 1937, a daughter of the now late Jessie Hampton and Carrie Ella (Sanders) Slemp.

She was first married to Wendell E. Chumbley. They had three children together and he passed away. She then was married to Donald K. Harwood and they later divorced.

In 1951, June and her parents moved from Virginia to Knightstown. After her first marriage, she moved to Thorntown. In 1965, she moved to Lebanon, where she since resided.

She attended cosmetology school in Whitestown, and was a hairdresser for 40 years in Lebanon. She owned and operated Cottage Beauty Salon for 30 years. In addition, June worked in home health care, beginning in 1993. She was a cook for Maple View for five years and Essex Nursing Home for six years. For a period of time, June was the activities director in Frankfort until 1993.

June was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed bowling and had great fun doing that for over 30 years.

She was a member of Thorntown Wesleyan Methodist Church, VFW Auxiliary in Lebanon, American Legion Auxiliary in Lebanon and Eagles Auxiliary in Lebanon.

Survivors include three daughters, Debbie (Tom) Osborne and Donna Wells, all of Lebanon, and Dana (Brent) Krout of Zionsville; two sisters, Sandra (Steve) Lambert of Virginia, and Nancy Slemp of Florida; and seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

June was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband; two brothers, the Rev. Thomas “Billy” Slemp and Pat Slemp; and two sisters, Madeline Mullins and Clara Nash.

Private family graveside services will be held at a later date at Browns Wonder Cemetery in Lebanon.

Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Boone County Cancer Society, 117 W. Elm St., Lebanon, IN 46052.

Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.

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