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Ruth Mina Thurman Turner
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1915
Grover
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 2004
Afton
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA

Ruth T Turner was born to Ray Stewart and Lucy Luvilla McCombs Thurman. Ruth was the fourth child born to this union. She had eleven full brothers and sisters and four half brother and sisters. Ruth married Clifford R. Turner on May 22, 1936 to this union was born, Beverly, Allen Clifford, Linda, Ruth Ellen and Carol Lucy. Ruth and Clifford also has 18 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren at the time of Ruth's passing. Ruth will be greatly missed by her family.
Ruth Thurman Turner, 89, passed away on October 13, 2004 in Afton. Funeral services will be held on Thursday Oct 21, 2004 in the Bedford LDS Church at 1 a.m. A viewing will take place prior to the funeral service from 9-10:45 a.m. at the church.
Ruth was born on June 10, 1915 in Grover to Ray Stewart and Lucy LaVilla Thurman. She was raised on a farm and attended elementary school in Grover and graduated from Star Valley High School in 1933.
Ruth married Clifford R. Turner on May 22, 1936 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Together they worked hard to raise a family and make a living.
Ruth was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many church callings in her lifetime, including primary teacher, secretary and president, Relief Society President and visiting teacher. Clifford and Ruth also served a mission and worked as officiators in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
Ruth is survived by her children, Beverly (George) Kimball, Allen (Marie) Turner, Ruth Ellen (Blake) Wartchow, and Carol Downes; 18 grandchildren, and 42 great grandchildren.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Linda; two grandchildren; her parents; five sisters and two brothers. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ray Stewart Thurman (1881 - 1968)
  Lucy Luvilla Mccombs Thurman (1888 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Clifford Rudolf Turner (1912 - 1999)
 
 Children:
  Beverly Turner Kimball (1938 - 2005)*
  Linda Turner (1942 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Reita Luvilla Thurman White (1910 - 1957)*
  Nellie Maurine Thurman Campbell (1911 - 1996)*
  Stewart Mccombs Thurman (1913 - 1982)*
  Ruth Mina Thurman Turner (1915 - 2004)
  Helen Lucy Thurman Newswander (1918 - 2003)*
  Ray Mccombs Thurman (1919 - 1970)*
  Lucile Ellen Thurman Cook (1921 - 1994)*
  Florence Hattie Thurman (1924 - 1927)*
  Marvalene Louise Thurman Clark (1928 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Beverly Kimball died 8 months after her moms death.
 
Burial:
Bedford Cemetery
Bedford
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Nov 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9909188
Ruth Mina <i>Thurman</i> Turner
Added by: Carol STEVENS
 
Ruth Mina <i>Thurman</i> Turner
Added by: Carol STEVENS
 
Ruth Mina <i>Thurman</i> Turner
Added by: Carol STEVENS
 
 
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