1938 - 2009

Lena P. Turner, 71, Seneca, passed away at 10:35 AM, Sunday, November 1, 2009 at her residence where she lived with her daughter Lucy. 

Lena was born March 17, 1938 in Seneca, MO the daughter of Oscar and Leona Arehart.

Mrs. Turner was a caring mother and homemaker and a member of the Carl Junction Nazarene Church.

She married Jack Turner on December 21, 1963 and he preceded her in death December 18, 2003. She was also preceded in death by one brother Oscar Arehart and one sister Fleta Waltrip.

Survivors include a brother Donald Arehart, Grove; four daughters, Peggy Sease and Lana Hendrix, Joplin, Lucy Chesley, Seneca, Michelle Wagner, Carl Junction; three sons, Jack C. Turner, Webb City, Geoffrey Turner, Neosho and Roy Turner, Joplin; sixteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home Chapel with Clair Uitts officiating.

Burial will be in the Swars Prairie Baptist Cemetery with her grandsons serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 PM, Tuesday at the funeral home, 1100 West Cherokee Street in Seneca, Missouri.