Norma Turner


Norma Turner, age 84, of Sorento, passed away Tuesday, February 3, in Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Funeral services for 84 year-old Norma Turner will be Friday, February 6, at 11:00 a.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family.

She was born on November 11, 1930 at Old Ripley Township the daughter of Henry William and Clara Christina Wilhelmina (Hamen) Schweppe. Norma married Robert L. Turner on January 10, 1948 at Edwardsville. She was preceded in death by her parents; Sisters, Fern Lesicko, Laura Warzala and Irene Volentine; Brother, Lester “Bud” Schweppe; 2 Grandchildren.

Norma worked for International Paper Company in Litchfield for 31 years before her retirement. She was a member of Sorento Presbyterian Church, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Eastern Star. Norma loved crocheting and playing bingo.

Survivors include: Her husband, Robert Turner of Sorento, IL; Sons, Keith (Mary) Turner of Titusville, FL, Gary Turner of Keyesport, IL and Joel Turner of Taylor Springs, IL; Daughters, Penny (Stan) Casey of Panama, IL, Debra Jett of Sorento, IL, Kathy (Chris) Atchison of Mulberry Grove, IL and Mary Jane (Gary) Sugg of Sorento, IL; 8 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; Sisters, Beulah Urban of Livingston, IL, Esther Schuster of Alhambra, IL and Ruth (Carl) Huber of Sorento, IL; Many Nieces and Nephews.

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