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  • Obituary: Margaret Turner

  • Margaret Maxine Turner, 92, Augusta, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
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  • Margaret Maxine Turner, 92, Augusta, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
    No viewing and service 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct.10, 2013, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
    Margaret was born in Leon, Kan. on Aug.6, 1921, to the late Ella (Martin) and Archie Wartick. She retired as a sheet metal assembler at Boeing and Cessna.
    Margaret was a loving, faithful wife, mother and homemaker. She was a fierce defender of family, loyal to her commitments and integrity. She had compassion and empathy for all who struggled or had less. She also was the family historian and bibliographer for 4 generations, linking the threads of time and events, preserving photos and records for expanding family, providing the great gift and bonds of sweet nostalgia for all.
    In Feb.of 1939 at El Dorado she married Jesse L. Turner, who preceded her in death on 1997. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Mae Luttrell; and grandson, Eric Scott Turner.
    She is survived by: sons, Vernon Turner of Augusta and Marc Turner of Parkville, Mo.; daughter, Glenis Shackelford of Fayetteville, Ark.; brother, Frank Wartick of El Dorado; sister, Viola Bankston of Augusta; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great- grandchildren. We will all miss you mom!
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