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Ruth T. Turner

July 26, 1926 - August 10, 2017

Burial Date: August 14, 2017

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Ruth T. Turner, age 91, went home to be with the Lord at 9:10 am Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Lima Memorial Health System with her loving family by her side.  

Ruth was born July 26, 1926, in Darlington, PA, to the late Alfred and Freida (Behringer) Tyson. On September 26, 1953, she married Vincent “Vince” Turner who survives in Cridersville.   

Ruth was a graduate of the Allegheny General Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA and the Barnes School of Anesthesia at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She was a Registered Nurse for over 50 years and retired in 1993 from the General Dynamics Tank Plant where she worked as an Occupational Health Nurse. Ruth taught ladies’ Bible classes in the Lima area for over 50 years and was a dedicated member of Bluelick Bible Church. Most of all, Ruth loved the Lord, her family, and her friends.

She is survived by her  husband, Vincent “Vince” Turner of Cridersville; children,  Kathy (Robert) Clinton of Stafford, VA, and Thomas Scott  (Lori) Turner of Greer, SC; grandchildren, Bob (Heidi)  Clinton, Erin (Carlos) DePaz, Brian (Amanda) Clinton, Greg Turner and Lisa (Andrew) Leonard;  great-grandchildren, Roberto, Carla and Ariana  DePaz; sisters, Kathryn  Smith and Lois (Buhl) Cummings and her faithful friends, Rod and Mary Ann McColm.

Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm Monday, August 14, 2017, at Bluelick Bible Church, 1138 West Bluelick Road, Lima, Ohio 45801. Pastor Jim Neighbors will officiate the service. Private family burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 5:00 pm Sunday, August 13, 2017, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL and one hour prior to the funeral on Monday at the church.   

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bluelick Bible Church Building Fund.  Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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