June Dominy Wilson

[This is how the obituary for our classmate appeared in the
Houston Chronicle web site.]

nelnadominyobitJUNE DOMINY WILSON died on the morning of August 6, 2006, in the Methodist Hospital, in Houston. Born Nelna June Dominy in Kennard, Texas, on October 21, 1938, June’s parents were Roy Dominy and Mildred English Dominy. She grew up in Houston, where she graduated, with honors from Steven F. Austin High in May of 1957. She attended Baylor University in Waco, where she was feature editor of the “Baylor Lariat” during her freshman year. She then transferred to the University of Houston where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree. At the University of Houston she studied journalism, participated in her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi and edited the year book. Before and after graduation from the University of Houston, June held several journalism jobs for trade publications, such as the “The Cotton Digest” and hotel & restaurant guide magazines such
as “This Week in Houston”. In 1963 she met Charles J. Wilson and she and Charles were married on October 19, 1963. She and Charles made their home in Houston. June was a talented artist, and made it her purpose in life to make things beautiful. She is survived by her sisters, Billie Jean Cooley and Elna Carrol, together with their children and grandchildren. Visitation will be from 11am to 1pm on Tuesday, August 8, 2006 at in Lakewood Funeral Home located at 98 N. Dixie Dr., Lake Jackson. After a private service, she will be buried at the historic Peach Point Cemetery in Brazoria County with other members of Charles’ family. In lieu of flowers, her family request that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. Published in the Houston Chronicle on 8/7/2006.