Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon
John Turnbow Services Today
Memorial services are being held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 o’clock at the Methodist church in Joseph for John Edward Turnbow, a farmer of Prairie Creek who passed away Monday evening, March 10, 1958 in a Pendleton hospital following several months of illness. The Booth-Bollman Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements, and the Rev. Kenneth Davis will officiate.
Mrs. Rosamond Green will be organist and Ruth Barton and Catherine DrBoie will sing “The Old Rugged Cross” and “God Be With You Till We Meet Again.”
Casket bearers will be: Gordon Quinn, Adolph Nuxall, Claude Mead, Guy Mitchell, Albert Butler, and Harley Tucker, and vault entombment will be in the Prairie Creek cemetery.
The deceased was born in Joseph August 23, 1900, son of Charles E. and Guillia Scott Turnbow, and he had lived near Joseph all his life. On January 22, 1927 he was married at Enterprise to Mabel Knight who survives him.
Besides his wife, Mabel, of Joseph, he leaves two daughters: Mrs. Cleve (Lita) Berry, of Joseph, and Mrs. L.F. (Carmen) Sanders, of Brookings; and three grandchildren. He also leaves three sisters and one brother: Mrs. Bell Isley, Joseph; Mrs. Daisy Marti, Cambridge, Idaho; Mrs. Nellie Neiman, Culdesac, Idaho; and W.F. Kutch, Joseph.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, March 13, 1958.
Contributed by: Sue Wells.