June 21, 1950 - September 28, 2016
Patricia passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at the age of 66. Patricia was born on June 21, 1950 in Hutchison, Kansas to Willis and Betty (Morris) Pitts. She graduated from high school in Buhler, Kansas and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Reading. Patricia was only 9 hours away from completing her doctorate degree. Patricia was an elementary and special education teacher at Wilburton schools. She loved children and she was an excellent teacher. On July 3, 1968 Patricia married Wiley Turner in a Gainesville, Texas wedding ceremony. Their union was blessed with three children and endured more than 48 years. Patricia was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She adored her family and loved spending time with them. Patricia work with children and in education didn’t stop at the classroom door. She also helped with 74 international students, volunteered at the library, and helped write the certification updates for state teachers. Patricia also helped write a Special Education text book and was a member of National Education Association and the Oklahoma Education Association. In her free time, Patricia enjoyed quilting and crafting treasured keepsakes for her family. She also loved reading murder mysteries. Patricia is survived by, Husband, Wiley Turner, Talihina, OK Children, Rodney Turner and wife Stacie, Broken Arrow, OK Shari Newcomb, McAlester, OK Grandchildren, Alyx Turner, Jessica Perkins, Jon and Lenea Newcomb, Kendal Newcomb Sisters, Janine Hynson, Excelsior Spring, MO Joyce Welch, Temple, TX Debbie Corral, Hutchinson, KS Brothers, Bill Pitts, Hutchinson, KS Tom Pitts, Hutchinson, KS Sam Pitts, Hutchinson, KS Jason Pitts, Hutchinson, KS Patricia was preceded in death by her parents and son Jeremy Don Turner. A celebration of the life of Patricia Darlene Turner will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Elmore City Cemetery under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home. Memorials to reflect Patricia’s love of reading and education may be made to your local library. Condolences can be sent to www.woosterfuneralhome.com.
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