June Davis McCormick ’49

June Davis McCormick ’49

Longtime class agent and Fabulous Forty-Niner June Davis McCormick ’49 passed away Feb. 26, 2019, a day after her 92nd birthday.

A native of Reedville, Virginia, she attended Mary Washington with the support of an elder sister, the popular singer Evelyn Knight. From 1950 through 1953, June Davis served as her sister’s assistant and driver as Mrs. Knight performed at supper clubs across the country.

June Davis married Chicago radio personality John McCormick in 1953, and the two moved to St. Louis, Missouri. She lived in the St. Louis area for the rest of her life.

Mrs. McCormick was devoted to her beloved Class of ’49 and her alma mater. She created a music scholarship in honor of her sister and was a member of the Heritage Society and the Washington Society.

Mrs. McCormick was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters, and two brothers. Survivors include a stepdaughter, nieces, nephews, and cousins.


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