Ellen Turnbull

Obituary of Ellen Turnbull

Ellen Virginia Turnbull age 87 of Griggsville, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Liberty Village in Pittsfield. She was born August 25, 1930 in Martinsburg Township the daughter of James and Louella Burbridge Harpole. She married Norman Turnbull and he survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Kent Turnbull of Pittsfield, Kevin (Lori) Turnbull of Quincy, five grandchildren, Christina, Aaron (Allison) Sarah, Sean and  Ryan Turnbull. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Ronald and James Harpole, and two sisters, Wanda Smith and Twila Harpole.

She worked at several banks in the Pike County area. She and her husband managed Griggsville IGA for many years. She was Treasurer for the Griggsville City Cemetery for many years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, fishing, having wiener roasts, and gardening. She was a member of the Eastern Star and Griggsville United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Griggsville United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Airsman-Hires Chapel in Griggsville. Memorials may be made to Griggsville United Methodist Church or Bethel Cemetery. Condolences will be left online at www.airsman-hires.com