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Richard Emery Turner

11 Jan 1857 - 29 Mar 1925

Richard Emery Turner, former resident of Greenville, died Sunday morning at 2 o'clock at his home in Bartlesville, Ok'a. Mr. Turner was born in Salem township, January 11, 1857, the son of Samuel Turner and Elmira [sic - Almira] Pearsall [sic - Piersol]. For a number of years he was in the furniture business in Green ville and left about 15 years ago for Bartlesville.

His wife, who survives him, was Miss Ella Harnett, daughter of former residents of this section, bit at the time of his marriage a resident of Chicago. He is also survived by two children, Ralph R. Turner of New York City and Mrs. Thomas Walker of Bartlesville, Okla., one sister, Mrs. W.H. Simons of Clark's Mills, and one brother, Syrenus of Carlton. Burial will take place at Bartlesville.

Source unknown; Submitted by Susannah Lewis

R. E. Turner a Native of Pennsylvania, Came Here 15 Years Ago

Funeral services for R. E. Turner, 68, were held from the family home, 600 Cherokee avenue, at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon.

Mr. Turner, who died at 1:45 o'clock Sunday morning was a pioneer citizen of Bartlesville, having come to this city in 1910. In that year he moved with his family from Greenville, Pa., and entered the feed and grain business.

Mr. Turner was born in Salem, Pa., and spent his early boyhood in that city. Later he moved to Greenville, Pa., where he engaged in business.

Coming as the result of a stroke of paralysis, his death put an end to several months illness.

Mr. Turner is survived by his widow, Ella H. Turner, a son, Ralph Turner of New York City, and a daughter, Mrs. T. A. Walker f Shidler.
(Source: Morning Examiner, Bartlesville, OK, 31 Mar 1925, pg. 4)

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