Graveside services for James B. Turner of Tacoma, Washington a former Haines resident were conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday September 25, at the family plot in the Haines cemetery.
Bishop J. LaRon Zundel of the LDS Church officiated. Vault interment followed. Arrangements were under the direction of Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel.
Mr. Turn died Thursday at his home in Tacoma. He was 73. He was born in Cheyenne, Oklahoma on December 18, 1904 and he was married to Ossie Davidson in Idaho Falls Temple. Mrs. Turner preceded him in death of January of 1976. He farmed in the Haines area for twenty-five years and then with his family moved to Homedale, Idaho where he resided until 1977 when he moved to Tacoma. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Turner of Tacoma and Norma Rockhill of Livermore, California; four sisters, Bea Tumlison of Randle, Washington, Pauline Cooksey of Torrance, California, Grace Long of Rosemead, California, and Wanda Sawyer of Monroe, La.; three grandchildren, David, Maria and Lisa Rockhill.
The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, September 28, 1978 page 6A
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor