Mildred Coy Moberly Turner, 75, the wife of Delbert J. Turner of Kirksville, and recently a resident of the Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly, in London, passed away Wednesday morning, October 29, 2008, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.
She was born on February 1, 1933, in Madison County, to the late Oscar Taylor and Bessie Griggs Moberly. She was a homemaker and a life-long member of the Kirksville Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband of 55 years, Delbert, she is survived by two sons, Joey Turner and Troy Turner, both of Kirksville and one brother, Bobby Moberly (and Louella), of Richmond; two sisters, Marie Tudor (and Harris) of Nicholasville, KY and Janie Sidwell (and Pete) of Winston-Salem, NC; one sister-in-law, Eunice M. Moberly; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Jessie, Glenmore and Johnnie Moberly.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Rev. Ronnie “Butch” Pennington, Rev. William Forquer and Rev. Johnathan Tussey officiating.
Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are Jonathan Turner, Billy Clay Anderson, Billy Golden, Pete Sidwell, Russell Hurt and Rodney Moberly. The Ladies Sunday school class of Kirksville Baptist Church will serve as honorary bearers.
In lieu of flowers, Donations are suggested to the Kirksville Baptist Church Building Fund, the Corinth Christian Church, or the Auxona Baptist Mission of Lexington.