ROSIE LEE TURNER, was born in Ramer, AL on February 17, 1935, to the late David Dixon, Sr. and Leolla Dixon. She was raised by her aunt and uncle, the late Bennie and Viola Mitchell. She departed this life on November 18, 2021.
Rosie was educated in the Middletown Public School system, where she graduated. She attended Middletown Business College where she received a certified secretary certificate.
She later married the love of her life, Curley Turner. They were married for 63 years. Through this union they had two children, Audeanna Denise Turner (deceased) and Dennis Turner.
She worked for a brief period at DESC, but retired from the Dayton V.A. as a key punch operator. She happily loved being a contented homemaker.
Rosie was united by faith and Christian experience to Mt. Olive Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. C.J. McFarland. She served faithfully in attendance and tithes until her health began to fail.
Rosie was a very quiet and private person. Always had a beautiful smile on her face. She loved her family. She and her husband, Curley, attended all the family events, going up and down the road from Dayton to Middletown for all family events - rain, snow, sleet or hail. She always kept in touch with all her family. She and her special cousin, Mary Davis, would share Christmas gifts each year.
She leaves to mourn her loss her beloved son, Dennis Turner; granddaughter, Brooklyn Davis; special friends, Mrs. Rosa Clay and Ms. Delores; Dennis’ special friend, Monica Senter; brothers, Columbus (Bessie Mae) Dixon and David Dixon, Jr.; sisters, Hattie McCall and Willie Jane Roberson; foster sisters, Sherolyn Brooks-Jordan, Elaine Owens-Snow and Sonya Passmore-Lyles; a host of other family and friends.
Graveside service will be held 11 am Monday, November 29, at Dayton National Cemetery, 4400 W. Third St. Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
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