Margie June Jentho

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Margie “June” (Johnson) Jentho of Premont, Texas formerly of Waco, Texas entered into eternal rest on Monday, April. 5, 2021 at the age of 86.

Service Information:   Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Lake Shore Funeral Home in Waco, Texas from 3:00-5:00 PM and the funeral will be held 10:00am, Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel in Waco. Burial will immediately follow at the Gerald Cemetery in Elm Mott, Texas.

June was welcomed into the gates of heaven by the Lord; her grandparents; parents, husband and one grandchild, Tasheena Branham. June was born in Albany, Texas on June 15, 1934 to Collin Edward Johnson and Ida (Midkiff) Johnson. In September 1952 she married the love of her life, Edward Jentho and together they shared sixty years.

June was a member of First Baptist Church of Falfurrias, Texas. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, arts and crafts, fishing, camping and reunions with her family. She loved to whistle and sing along with the birds and she would go to the nursing homes and sing for the residents.

June is survived by her daughters; Anita Boockholdt and husband John of Abilene, Texas; Mary Miller and husband Danny of Premont, Texas; Darlene Torres and husband Julian; Margie Lucas and partner Jeff; and Tresa Torres all of Waco Texas; Blanche Hatfield and husband Johnny of Itasca, Texas and Loretta Merritt and partner Sam of Axtell Texas: sons; Hank Jentho of San Antonio, Texas; Carl Jentho and wife Tammy of Waco, Texas; Ed Jentho and wife Teresa of Itasca, Texas and Gist Jentho and wife Cathy of Olden, Texas. She is also survived by one brother Cecil Cooper, of Abilene, Texas and one sister Helen Shawn, of Albany, Texas; 32 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

The family would like to give their appreciation to all the friends and relatives for the prayers, friendship and love shown during this time of loss.

In lieu of flowers, donations toward funeral expenses can be made in Memory of June Jentho in care of First Baptist Church, P O Box 545, Falfurrias, Texas 78355 or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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  1. The very best and sweetest mother and Lady to ever exist in this world
    May she be forever more with out pain
    I can see her a very wonderful singer singing for our Wonderful Saviour
    May GOD continue to Bless her.

  2. May the Lord keep you always in eternal peace. Thank you for the blessings your life gave to us. Prayers of peace to surround the family.

  3. Barbara & Richard Vansa

    Prayers for her family. May you always cherish the memories.

  4. I’m sorry Aunt Darlene for your loss , love you always . Sherri

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