Dovie Lee Turner was born on August 13, 1916, in Deese, Okla., to Cornelius and Pearl (Ingram) Burdue. She passed from this life on March 18, 2016, at the age of 99.
Dovie married Bailey Turner on September 25, 1936, in Marietta, Okla. She and Bailey were charter members of the Brock Baptist Church. Dovie was also a member of the Eastern Stars. She loved reading the Bible, gardening, and taking care of her family.
Dovie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bailey Turner; son Charles Turner; daughter-in-law Louise (Haney) Turner; brothers Max Burdue and Debs Burdue; and sister May Calton.
She is survived by her daughter Sandra Couch and her husband, Dick of Norman; sisters, Grace Jackson of Weatherford, Texas, and Juanita Cypert of Fort Worth, Texas; grandchildren Tandi Memmott and her husband, Robert, Ladd Turner and his wife, Pauline, Sandi Pezdirc and her husband, David, Michael Turner and his wife, Susan, and Ross Coach and his wife, Lori; 14 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at the Craddock Memorial Chapel with Pastor David Brantley officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Ross Couch, Mike Turner, Ladd Turner, Robert Memmott, Harold Cypert, and David Pezdirc will serve as pallbearers.
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