BELLEVIEW - Billy Junious "June" Groves, 75, formerly of Bertrand, died at 4:45 a.m. Sept. 1, 2006, at the Belleview Valley Nursing Center.
Born May 12, 1932, in Mississippi County, to the late William Carter and Althea Singleton Grove, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was employed in farming and was of the Protestant belief.
Survivors include: one brother, W.C. "Dub" Groves of Sikeston; and several nephews and nieces.
One brother, Jackie Groves; and three sisters, Ola McClanahan, Lucille Groves and Minnie Upshaw preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Friday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. The Rev. Bill Meeks, pastor of the First General Baptist Church of Charleston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.