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June K. Rhea

June 7, 1929 — November 15, 2021

RICHMOND, VA – June K. Rhea, age 92, formerly of the Rhea Valley community in Washington County Virginia, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021.  She was a 1949 graduate of McLean Business School in Bluefield, West Virginia.  Early in her life, she held several different jobs and positions but her most cherished position was being a loving and devoted wife and mother.

She was an avid reader and could easily read a sizeable novel in two or three days.  She also enjoyed socializing with her friends during evening meals at The Barrington, an assisted living facility in Richmond, Va.  She was a lifelong member of the Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church in Abingdon VA.Mrs.

Rhea was preceded in death by her parents, Aubrey and Chloe Kitts, her sister, Mona Faye Cuddy, and her husband of 54 years, Richard Rhea.

Surviving is her daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Leo Webb, Cullowhee, N.C.; her son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Kathy Rhea, Chesterfield, Va.; her two grandchildren, Krystina Gillenwater and Lee Barksdale; and her great-granddaughter, Madison Gillenwater.

A private graveside service will be held in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. Kevin Campbell officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider performing random acts of kindness to make the world a better place.

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register.

The family of June K. Rhea is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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