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Wilma L. (Monsell) Turner


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Wilma L. (Monsell) Turner Obituary
Wilma L. Turner, age 95, of Jonesville passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Drews Village Green in Hillsdale.

She was born August 27, 1918 in Jonesville, the daughter of George and Rachel Blye (Rumsey) Monsell. She married Rex Turner on May 19, 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1981.

Wilma was a Jonesville High School graduate, Class of 1935. She was co-owner and operator of Turner Excavating in Jonesville, and was also formerly employed at the Jonesville Post Office. Wilma was a member of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed volunteering for the Buddy Reading program at Williams Elementary and watching her grandchildren play sports. She loved her family dearly and was a proud supporter and volunteer for the Jonesville Fire Department.

Wilma is survived by a daughter, Gloria (Ray) Kyser of Jonesville; five grandchildren, Mike (Dana) Kyser of Jonesville, Doug (Vicki) Kyser of Casper, WY, Jerry Turner of Sanford, MI, Jeffrey (Amy) Turner of Traverse City and Tracy (Jason) Bailey of Quincy; 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Rex, Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Gordon Turner in 2002 and a brother, Robert Monsell.

Funeral services for Wilma Turner will be Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Eagle Funeral Home in Jonesville with Pastor Craig Pahl officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset View Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday evening from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Jonesville Fire Department Auxillary, Perennial Park Senior Center or Hospice of Hillsdale County.

To view this obituary and send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Mar. 10, 2014
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