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Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Ella Turner

Friday, September 16, 2005

SIKESTON - Ella B. Turner, 94, died at 7:25 p.m. Sept. 14, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center.

Born Sept. 16, 1910, in Hickman, Ky., to the late Lynn and Delia Grogan Ingram, she was a housewife and a homemaker and attended the Eastside Church of the Nazarene. She formerly worked at International Shoe Factory, had been a cook at Lee Hunter Elementary School and was a foster grandmother at Southeast Elementary School.

On Jan. 14, 1928, in New Madrid, she married Floyd M. Turner who preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1988.

Survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Merlin Hagy of Sikeston and Pat and George Byrnes of Ferriday, La.; one sister, Berry Dillender of Sikeston; two grandsons, David Baker of Ferriday and Billy Baker of Jonesville, La.; one granddaughter, Shori Ferrell of Sikeston; three great-

grandchildren, Jordi Ferrell of Sikeston, Hunter Baker of Baton Rouge, La., and Laci Baker of San Antonio, Texas.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Brian Blankenship, pastor of the Eastside Church of the Nazarene, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Mike Dillender, Lynn Ingram, Buzz Ferrell, Billy Baker, David Baker and Hunter Baker.