Ruth Turner, 89, of St. Cloud, Florida, formerly of Rogersville and Morgantown, W.Va., died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 1996, in her home.
She was born November 28, 1906, in Center Township, Greene County, a daughter of John Henry and Laura Blanche Willison Bowler.
Mrs. Turner had lived in Center Township until 1945 when she moved to Morgantown, W.Va. and had been a resident of St. Cloud, Florida since 1984.
She was a former member of the Rogersville Christian Church where she served as Sunday school teacher and pianist and was also a former member of the Morgantown Christian Church. Since living in Florida she had been an active member of the First Christian Church of St. Cloud.
She was a former member of the Morgantown Home Defense Club and was a current member of the St. Cloud Garden Club and Warner's Club.
Mrs. Turner was a 1925 graduate of Center High School and a 1959 graduate of West Virginia University at Morgantown.
She began her teaching career in Greene County in the middle 1920s and after getting her degree taught elementary education in Monongalia County, W.Va. schools until retiring in 1972.
She was a member of the West Virginia Retired Teachers Association.
On May 30,1938, she married James Eugene Turner, who died April 12,1978.
Surviving are one daughter, Ramona Kay Fernandes of California, Pa.
She was the last other immediate family.
TURNER - Friends of Ruth Turner of St. Cloud, Florida, formerly of Rogersville and Morgantown, W. Va., who died Sunday, November 3, 1996, will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 7, with the Rev. Brad Davis officiating. Private interment in Rosemont Cemetery, Center Township.
Newspaper obituary, date and source unknown (Greene County, PA)
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