Cleta  Turner

Obituary of Cleta Marie Turner

Cleta Marie Turner, age 92, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016, at Ardmore, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, in The Chapel at Griffin ~ Hillcrest with Dr. Alton Fannin officiating. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore, Okla. Cleta was born in Carter County, Okla., on February 15, 1923, to Joseph Burton and Eva (Logan) Burton. She attended Mannsville Schools and was a graduate of Ardmore High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Wayne E. Turner, on May 10, 1941, in Marietta, Okla. Cleta worked in the shipyards in San Francisco, California, during World War II. After the war ended, she worked in Ventura, California, at JC Penney’s. Cleta moved back to live in Ardmore in 1975, when she took a position with the Paula Kate Dress Shop. After she retired, Cleta enjoyed being a homemaker. She attended First Baptist Church and CrystalRock Cathedral in Ardmore, Okla. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Turner, parents, seven brothers, and two sisters. Cleta is survived by son, Gary Turner, and wife, Joyce, of Overbrook, Okla., and daughter, Sharon Dodd, and husband, Glen, of Ardmore, Okla. Four grandchildren: Cara Rhyne, and husband, Mike, Kimberly Dodd, Kevin Dodd and wife, Kristen, and Matthew Dodd; three great-grandchildren: Brandon Kyle Rhyne, Destin Rhyne, and Chloe Dodd, and two great-great-grandchildren: Dalon Rhyne and Haeli Rhyne, all of Ardmore, Okla. Family will receive guests on Tuesday evening, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, January 26, 2016, at Griffin~Hillcrest, Ardmore, Okla.
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