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Obituary of HENRY J. TURNER
Death of Henry J. Turner

Henry Jefferson Turner died at his home in the city Saturday, after a sickness of several weeks. The funeral was held Monday at 2:30 pm. from the house. Dr. Coltman of the Presbyterian church conducted the services. The interment was in Larned cemetery.

The deceased was born in Wood county, West Virginia, near Parkersburg, April 19, 1834, and died March 2, 1907, aged 73 years, 5 months and 14 days. He was married to Catherine Reed May 22nd, 1860.

Eight children, four boys and four girls, were born to them, three of whom are dead. His widow and five children are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving husband and father.

The living children are, Wm. R. Turner, of Ennis Texas, Mrs. Geo. W. Keller, Mrs. Chas. Allen, Mrs. John Shultz and W. A. Turner of Larned. As a young man Mr. Turner united with the Methodist church. He came to Larned in 1877 and resided here until his death.

Transcribed and Contributed by Richard Schwartzkopf

Last Updated:  Friday, November 25, 2005 00:12:28

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