NEWPORT NEWS - June Lyon Loving died on March 31, 2016. She grew up in Portsmouth, VA and moved to Newport News with her family in 1958. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth and earned a Bachelor's of Science in Education from Madison College in 1949. She later earned her Masters of Education in Educational Media from Virginia State University in 1973. She retired from Newport News Public Schools after a long career beginning as an Elementary School Librarian and ending as Supervisor of Teaching Materials for the School System. June was an active member of Delta Kappa Gamma, an educational society for many years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church where she was a member of United Methodist Women and served as a member of the Missions team for many years. She was predeceased by her parents, Cedric Earl Lyon and Albertine Catherine Rogers Lyon; husband, James Bentz Loving; and eldest daughter, Lynette Loving. She is survived by her youngest daughter Lucinda "Cindy" Loving. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Newport News. Interment will follow at the mausoleum at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the General Fund of First United Methodist Church of Newport News, 10246 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.
Published in Daily Press on Apr. 5, 2016.