Joan Frances Turner, 78, of Hilliard, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021 after a brief illness. Joan was born in New Martinsville, West Virginia, graduated from Magnolia High School in 1960, and attended Marshall University. As a young woman, she was a member of the Rainbow Girls and the United Methodist Church of New Martinsville, where she played piano. Later, she attended Pea Ridge United Methodist Church in Huntington, West Virginia and played piano there, as well.
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Joan was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, and she loved reading, watching sports, and cheering on the Herd and the Crimson Tide.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Thomas and Delphia Postlethwait, her parents, Noel and Wanda Frye, and her husband, Boyce Donald “Don” Turner.
Surviving are her daughters, Donna and Camille Turner, and her grandchildren, Corey, Nicholas, and Ryan Miller, and Alex and Ana Kazanjian.
At Joan’s request private graveside services were held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Greenlawn Memorial Park in New Martinsville. Local arrangements entrusted to the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home.
The family would like to express gratitude to Ohio Health Hospice.
If desired, friends may make memorial contributions in Joan’s name to Nick’s Kids Foundation: https://www.nickskidsfoundation.org/donate.