Frankie Dean Turner, 96, of Quincy, formerly of Bethel, Mo., died of heart failure at 10:30 p.m. Thursday (April 11, 2013) in Blessing Hospital. She was born Sept. 13, 1916, near Steffenville, Mo., a daughter of Jack and Maud Platz Bevill. She married Enoch Thomas Turner on June 1, 1935, in Shelbyville, Mo. He died April 24, 1989. Frankie and Enoch lived on a farm east of Bethel for 54 years. After his death, she lived near her daughter in Quincy. She was the cook at Bethel School for 13 years and was the owner of Frankie's Cafe in Palmyra, Mo., from 1972 to 1982. She was a member of Concord Christian Church and later attended Faith Christian Church in Quincy. Family and friends were very important to her. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, quilting, card games and playing the piano. Survivors include three children, Jack Turner and wife, Joann, of Overland Park, Kan., Amy Anderson and husband, Robert, of Quincy and Tom Turner of Lenexa, Kan.; one son-in-law, Bill Linnenkohl of Olympia, Wash.; eight grandchildren, Mark Turner, Thomas Anderson, Callie Binosi, Melanie Sollis, Kyla, Bret, Alex and Jamie Linnenkohl; and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Frankie was preceded in death by a daughter, Vicki Turner Linnenkohl; sisters, Lena Anderson, Ona Staggs Thrasher, Anna Turner and Hazel Schieferdecker; and brother C.J. Bevill. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home, Shelbyville. Burial will follow in Steffenville Cemetery. VISITATION: 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. MEMORIALS: Faith Christian Church or donor's choice. ARRANGEMENTS: Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.greeningeaganhayes.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Apr. 14 to Apr. 16, 2013