Funeral services for Lucille Virginia Turney, 90, of Muskogee, OK, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 22, 2013 at Eastern Heights Baptist Church in Muskogee with Pastor Jeff Mann officiating. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home in Muskogee.
Lucille was born October 10, 1922 in Muskogee County, OK, the daughter of E. K. and Bertha (Cobb) Bowden and died Monday, March 18, 2013 at Muskogee. In July of 1942 she married William “Bill” Turney in Muskogee. Lucille was a member of Eastern Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Nicholson and husband, John, of Wagoner, OK; grandson, William Nicholson of Wagoner; sisters, bonnie Phillips of Muskogee, Joyce Steveson of Fort Gibson, Wanda Lee Cook of Tulsa; Joe Bowden of Fort Gibson, Bobby Bowden of Duncan, Lawrence Ray Bowden of Boynton, James Bowden of Modesto, CA, E. K. Bowden of Texas; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; sister, Irene; and brother, Melvin.