June Louise Reed Moore (Gilson)
June passed peacefully at home on the morning of Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the home of her son Mitchell.
June was born on June 8, 1925 in Waterbury, NE. to Horace Gilson and Mertle Gregg. She was raised in the Lents District of Portland, Oregon where she attended Lents Grade school with her siblings. She married Joseph A. Reed in Pleasant Home, Oregon, they settled in Boring, Oregon where they raised three sons, Joseph, Myrtus, and Mitchell. Her husband Joseph passed away in 1963. June would go on to marry Sam Moore, with whom she enjoyed a simple life with family and friends; he passed away in 1998.
June loved spending time with her family, she was an avid gardener, master at crochet, and player of games and puzzles. She spent many hours with the children of the family and loved when we would all gather together.
She is preceded in death by her parents (Horace and Mertle), her husband and love of her life Joseph as well as her brother (Bill) and two sisters (Opal and Harriet). She is survived by her younger sister Wendy, her three sons, Joseph, (Penny) Myrtus, and Mitchell, her grandchildren Ken Reed (Lena), Ed Reed (Lori), Cari Floyd, Lori Mosher (Rob), Darrell Reed (Lynanne), Vanessa Reed. She has 13 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.
A gathering in June's honor will be held on Sunday, December 10 at the Orient Grange Hall located at 30639 SE Bluff Rd, Gresham, Or from Noon to 4 pm.