Dale Boyd Turner, 81, joint owner of Cox Grain, died Monday, Jan. 26, at Golden Living Center in Fredonia.
The seervice will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at First Christian Church, 303 N. Seventh St., Fredonia, with Carl Thornton officiating. Burial will be at Fredonia City Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Timmons Funeral Home.
He was born June 7, 1927, to James and Grace (Whitner) Turner in Chetopa. On May 1, 1947, he was married to Joyce Knoles, who predeceased him. On June 27, 1992, he was married to Carol Krie, who survives.
Other survivors include a daughter June Glasgow of Hillsboro; sons Curtis Turner of Centennial, Colo., and Richard Turner of Longmont, Colo.; step-children Kim Gillen of St. Roberts, Mo., Valrie Jordan, Robin Price and Shawn LaRocque, all of Fredonia, Billy Gillen of Winchester, Ken., and Michel Gillen of South Carolina; brother Duane Turner of Greenville, Ohio; sisters Doris Coffey of Clinton, Mo., Treva Ballard of Denair, Calif., and Shirley Dale of Clackamas, Ore.; 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established in his name to benefit Fredonia Flag Fund and may be sent to Timmons Funeral Home, P.O. Box 168, Fredonia, KS 66736.