Person:Dr. June White Aycock Foley
Dr. June White Aycock Foley
|Born:||June 22, 1922, Athens, Alabama|
|Died:||April 18, 2011, Huntsville, Alabama|
|Buried:||Athens City Cemetery, Athens, Alabama|
• "Daughter of William Hubert Aycock Sr. and Orine White Aycock. On the paternal side, her grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Aycock of Decatur, Alabama, both deceased. On the maternal side, she is the granddaughter of Mrs. U. G. White, Athens, Alabama, and the late U. G. White." - Grove
• "Dr. Foley attended Athens High School, gaining the diploma in 1940. She attended Athens College, 1940 to 1942, and earned the B. A. degree from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, in 1951. She received the M.D. degree from the Medical School of that University in 1955, and interned 1955 to 1957 at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, then worked for two years in the student infirmary at Wake Forest College in Winston-Salem." - Grove
• Before entering the study of medicine, Dr. Foley was employed as junior engineer in electronics at Owensboro, Kentucky. - Grove
• Married: James Burns Foley of Leeds, Alabama, on April 25, 1942 at Fort Riley, Kansas. - Find A Grave
• Her husband James B. Foley was Lee High School's band director. - Lee's Traveller
• "The family moved to Huntsville in September 1959, where she went into practice with Dr. John Reece in the Old Parkway City Mall. She later practiced with Dr. Ann Wouters and then later with Dr. Anna Bordenca. She retired from medical practice in 1992." - Find A Grave
• "Dr. Foley was a member of the Huntsville Hospital Foundation, the American Pediatrics Association and First Baptist Church of Huntsville. She was also a donor and supporter of the Huntsville Botanical Garden and she regularly supported the Huntsville Broadway Theater League since its inception." - Find A Grave
• She held membership in Phi Theta Kappa; Beta Mu Kappa; Kappa Mu Epsilon, honorary college societies. - Grove
• Mother of: James Richard, born February 22, 1945, and Bruce Allison, born October 15, 1946. - Grove
• Since 1955, she has been engaged in the practice of her profession; from 1957 to 1959 as Assistant Director of Wake Forest College Student Health Service at Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and from 1959 to the present, engaged in the private practice of Medicine and Pediatrics in Huntsville, Alabama. - Grove
"Dr. June White Aycock Foley, 88, of Huntsville passed away Monday.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Burns Foley; parents, William Hubert Aycock Sr. and Orine White Aycock; and brother, William Hubert Aycock Jr.
In 1942, she married Mr. Foley in Fort Riley, Kan. She graduated from Athens High School and attended Athens College and Vanderbilt University, graduating from Vanderbilt School of Medicine in 1955. She served her medical residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., then worked for two years in the student infirmary at Wake Forest College in Winston-Salem.
The family moved to Huntsville in September 1959, where she went into practice with Dr. John Reece in the Old Parkway City Mall. She later practiced with Dr. Ann Wouters and then later with Dr. Anna Bordenca. She retired from medical practice in 1992.
Dr. Foley was a member of the Huntsville Hospital Foundation, the American Pediatrics Association and First Baptist Church of Huntsville. She was also a donor and supporter of the Huntsville Botanical Garden and she regularly supported the Huntsville Broadway Theater League since its inception.
Survivors include two sons, James R. Foley and wife Janet and Bruce A. Foley, all of Huntsville; two granddaughters, Erin Foley Ferrara and husband Keith of Nashville and Karen Foley Gildersleeve and husband Ryan of Stamford, Conn.; sister, Francis Cross of Jasper; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and several close friends, including Julie Leslie, Clara Lacy and Dr. Anna Bordenca.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Dr. David Hull officiating. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Athens City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation, Vanderbilt University or a favorite charity." - Laughlin
• Find A Grave - Page created by Mary Jo biographical information including an obituary.
• Grove - Library of Alabama Lives, by Frank L. Grove, 1961, page 181.
• Laughlin - Obituary
• Lee's Traveller - The obituary here is similar to those other places, but Carolyn Featheringill added an introductory note about connections to Lee High School.