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Alice Melvina Turner

November 30, 1927 — November 9, 2019

Alice Melvina Turner (nee Pinnell), age 91 of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away on November 9, 2019, in Hillsboro. She was born on November 30, 1927, in Swedeborg, Missouri. She was raised on her family’s farm in Fletcher and attended the Fletcher one-room schoolhouse until the 8th grade. She graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1945, later attained an associate degree. She worked in the Small Arms Factory in St. Louis before being recruited to come back to Fletcher and teach at the grade school. She married David E. Turner on June 19, 1948, and they were together until his passing in 1996. She helped organize and taught the first Kindergarten class in the Hillsboro area. From 1972 until 1981 she worked at First Baptist Church of Hillsboro Day Care, she cared for hundreds of local children over the years. A member of Hillsboro First Baptist Church, Louisiana Purchase Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Modern Seekers of Hillsboro. She loved to Camp and gave freely of her time to her community and church.

 

Survived by:

Son- Donald G. (Vivian) Turner of Rolla, Mo.

Daughter- Debra K. (Jim) Dollar of Bloomsdale, Mo.

Son- John D. Turner of Hillsboro, Mo.

Grandson- David (Erin) Turner of Raytown, Mo.

Granddaughter- Meggan (Mike) Toombs of Arnold, Mo.

Granddaughter- Katrina Edwards of St. Louis, Mo.

Grandson- Drew (Qian Yang) Huskey of St. Louis, Mo.

Great Grandchildren-

Kaitlyn, Lauren, Madison, Mc Gowan, Mason, Cameron, Zoe, Maxwell, Thaddeus, and Weston.

Great-Great Grandchildren- Benjamin, Mila and Kenna.

A host of Nieces and Nephews.

 

Preceded in death by:

Husband- David E. Turner

Parents- William Edward and Laura Rose Pinnell (nee Hodge)

Brothers- William “Asa” Pinnell, Joseph “Archie” Pinnell, Rolen Pinnell and John Edward Pinnell

Sister- Gladys Brinley

 

Visitation: Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Robert D. Brown Funeral

Home, 103 Fourth St. Hillsboro Mo. 63050.

 

Funeral: Friday, November 15, 2019, at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Interment: Follows the Funeral Service at Hillsboro Cemetery.

 

Memorials in her memory to First Baptist Church of Hillsboro or Alzheimer’s Charity would be appreciated.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, November 14, 2019

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Funeral Service

Friday, November 15, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Interment

Friday, November 15, 2019

Starts at 12:15pm (Central time)

Hillsboro Cemetery

, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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