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 Ruth Mina <I>Thurman</I> Turner

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Ruth Mina Thurman Turner

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.


Gravesite Details Beverly Kimball died 8 months after her moms death.

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  • Created by: Carol STEVENS
  • Added: 16 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9909188
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Mina Thurman Turner (10 Jun 1915–13 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9909188, citing Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, Lincoln County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Carol STEVENS (contributor 46861595) .