Goldie Irene (Ruggles) Turner, 93, of South Vienna, formerly of The Madison Senior Living in London, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
She was born March 12, 1920, in Greenup, Kentucky, as the daughter of Alva E. and Martha D. (Fyffe) Ruggles.
She had been an avid gardener, excellent seamstress, enjoyed many very good friends, was a devoted wife for 53 years, a wonderful mother and grandmother, and was currently a member of Petre Road Baptist Church in Springfield.
Goldie is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Jerry Neal of South Vienna and Lois and Gary Scott of Huron, Ohio; grandchildren, Patrick McClintock, Joy Neal, Darren McClintock, Julie Loppe, Joshua Neal and Lori Scott; step-granddaughters, Leslie Salamony and Lisa Sapp; six great-grandchildren; 14 step-great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; 18 step-great-great-grandchildren; sister, Nora Riffe of South Shore, Kentucky; brother, Leonard Ruggles of Lucasville; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, John "Brack" Turner; daughter, Ruby Lavonne McClintock Redmon; two infant daughters; brothers, John and Todd Ruggles; and sisters, Lucy Gregory and Elsie Stuart.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St., London. Pastor Tim Tolbert and Bro. Tom Combs will be officiating. Interment will follow in Somerford Township Cemetery, London. The family invites friends to call from 1:30 p.m. until time of services.
If friends and family wish, they may make memorial donations to Hospice of Miami Valley, 1948 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home
103 North Main Street London, OH 43140
Published in The Madison Press from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2013