TURNER, Sandra Kay, age 77, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Saturday March 9, 2013 at the Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, West Virginia.
She was born in New Martinsville, the daughter of the late Cecil and Mary Luedy Jackson.
Sandra was a 1954 graduate of Sardis High School and class valedictorian. She graduated summa cum laude from Kent State University in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science degree in history. Sandra was an active member of the Woodsfield Presbyterian Church, where she served as organist for over 30 years and taught Sunday school.
Sandra was a board member of the Monroe County Library during the planning and construction of the present library. She was a devoted reader and encouraged young readers.
Sandra was a substitute teacher and facilitator, as well as a volunteer with the Monroe County Red Cross.
Sandra is survived by her husband of over 50 years, Davey L. Turner; and two daughters, Ashley (Mick) Schumacher of Woodsfield, and Allison (John) Dietz of Weirton, West Virginia; one granddaughter, Ella Jewel Dietz; one brother, Lynn K. (Sally) Jackson of Norris, Tennessee; three nephews, Jeffrey Turner, Brian Turner, and Shane Jackson; and two nieces, Twila Jackson, and April Jackson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles.
Calling hours will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday March 11, 2013 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, Ohio. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Woodsfield Presbyterian Church with Rev. Susan Lehosky and Rev. Colleen Griffith co-officiating. Graveside services will be held immediately following at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Woodsfield Presbyterian Church, 100 Cherry Alley, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793; and or the Monroe County District Library, 96 Home Ave. Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.bauerturner.com.