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Alice May (Boyd) Turner

Alice May Turner of Carbondale died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at Valley View Hospital. She was 93.

She was born Nov. 29, 1908, in Streator, Ill., to Walton Foster and Anna Laura McMullan Boyd. The family moved to Carbondale in 1921.

She graduated from Carbondale High School.

She married Raymond L. Turner on Aug. 12, 1940. They owned a ranch on Missouri Heights, then built a home in Carbondale in 1959.

Mrs. Turner enjoyed home crafts, including macrame, stained glass and quilting. She was instrumental in the formation of Crystal Meadows Senior Housing and Heritage Park Care Center. She and her husband also traveled to Denver to work on the formation of Valley View Hospital.

Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters; one brother; and a great-grandson.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and JoAnne Turner of Mesa, Ariz.; a brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Lomas Boyd of Denver; two grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ted and Laura Cantrell; and a sister-in-law, Lucille Miller of Carbondale.

A memorial service for Alice Turner and for her husband, Ray Turner, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at Farnum Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs.


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