Minnie Turnbow, 67, of McAlester, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
Family will receive friends today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Mountain Home Cemetery near Daisy with the Rev. Joedy Hendrix officiating. Honors will be provided by the Department of Corrections Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1949, in Webster Springs, West Virginia. Minnie enjoyed her work as an Oklahoma State Penitentiary guard prior to retirement.
She also enjoyed the outdoors (fishing and shooting), baking delicious goodies for special people, politics, sewing, crocheting, her pets and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her fiancé, Angus Lorenz "Al" Wynn III; daughters, Susan Kordeleski, of McAlester, and Terry Rulon, of Scottsdale, Arizona; her brother, Clarence Wilson, of Wakeman, Ohio; her sisters, Delvina Holbrook and Shirley Morrison, of Webster Springs, West Virginia; six grandchildren, Meghan Gauzens, Jarrod Saltis, Jesse Kordeleski, Calvin and Morgen Channon, and Douglas Rulon, and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fanny Cutlip and Ballard Armentrout, and siblings, Lloyd McCartney, Rosetta McCartney, Viola Velasco, Kenneth McCartney and Dorothy McCartney.
Pallbearers will be Bruce Watkins, Gerald Monte, Jarrod Saltis and Calvin Channon.
Published on January 18, 2017