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Dr Marion Arthur Turner

Dr Marion Arthur Turner

Birth
Perry County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Aug 1961 (aged 53)
Christopher, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sunfield, Perry County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 119460468 · View Source
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Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, Illinois), Friday, 4 August 1961 • Page 2

"Christopher Doctor Dies

Dr. Marion A. Turner, 53, Christopher physician for more than 25 years, died t 9:15 p. m. Thursday following surgery in Miners Hospital, Christopher. He had been hill a month and a half.

Dr. Turner, son of Dr. Herbert and Freda Turner, was a World War II veteran, serving 3 1/2 years as an Army doctor. He belonged to the Christopher First Baptist Church, the American Medical Association, the Franklin County Medical Association, the Christopher Lions Club, AOA honorary fraternity and the Christopher American Legion post.

He served on the Christopher elementary board of education and was past president of the Benton Country Club.

Dr. Turner leaves his mother; wife, the former Genevieve Safriet; children Capt. Jack A. Turner of Belleville, Mrs. Robbie Lee Williams of Christopher, Mrs. Mary Lou Vercellino of Valier and three grandchildren. His father rand brother preceded him in death.

Friends may call at Gilbert Funeral Home, Christopher, afternoon Saturday. Other arrangements are incomplete."


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  • Created by: Linda C. Driscoll
  • Added: 28 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119460468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Marion Arthur Turner (18 Sep 1907–3 Aug 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119460468, citing Paradise Cemetery, Sunfield, Perry County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Linda C. Driscoll (contributor 46824024) .