Atlanta -- Orvetta M. Turner, 82, of Atlanta, passed
away on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 1:48 p.m. at
Funeral services for Mrs. Turner will be held on
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the
Armington Christian Church. Mr. Ed Loyd and Pastor
John Horner will officiate.
Visitation will be held at the Armington Christian
Church on Monday, June 25, 2012, from 5:00 p.m.
until 7:30 p.m.
Burial will be in Mountjoy Cemetery.
Surviving Mrs. Turner are her children: Gilbert
(Jan) Turner III of Atlanta, John Turner of Atlanta
and Peggy (John) Haning of Minier; eight
grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter; one
brother, Al Horner of Armington and one sister,
Eleanor Rogers of Mackinaw.
Orvetta was preceded in death by her husband,
parents and one daughter, Brenda Kay.
Orvetta Mae Horner was born on April 6, 1930 in
Hittle Township, the daughter of William J. and
Lucille Mullins Horner. She married Gilbert Turner,
Jr. on December 15, 1951 in rural Atlanta. He
preceded her in death on April 21, 2001.
Mrs. Turner graduated from Hittle Township High
School on May 26, 1948. She then completed nursing
school at Methodist School of Nursing in 1951. She
worked as a registered nurse at Hopedale Medical
Complex for thirty years and retired from the
position of Director of Nursing.