Forest ‘Gene’ Turney, 84, Udall: January 7, 1932 – June 28, 2016

Forest ‘Gene’ Turney, 84, Udall: January 7, 1932 – June 28, 2016

first_imgForest Gene TurneyForest “Gene” Turney, age 84, of Udall, died early Tuesday morning, June 28, 2016 at William Newton Memorial Hospital in Winfield. He was a retired farmer and agronomist.Forest Gene Turney was born on January 7, 1932 in rural Peck to Forest L. Turney and Mary Belle (Swan) Turney.Gene married Anita S. Blankenship on August 26, 1956 in Udall, KS. She preceded him in death on April 29, 2013.He served in the United States Army in Germany during the Korean War from 1952-1954.He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and neighbors and was an avid K-State alumni.He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anita; infant brother, Russell; and sister Barbara Sears.Survivors include one son Brian Turney and his wife Lynette of Belle Plaine; three daughters, Cindy Hess and her husband John of Holt, Mo.Lisa Ulrich and her husband Dane of Branson, Mo., and Susan Campbell and her husband Roy of Kimberling City, Mo.; and 10 grandchildren, Brianna, Brandon, Levi and Lyndsey Turney, Shaun and Chelsea Hess, Cassidy and Bryant Ulrich, Aaron and Anny Campbell.Funeral Services will be held at the Church of Christ in Wellington, KS, on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 10 a.m. Mr. Michael Nelson will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Council Hill Cemetery in Peck.Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 1 to 8 p.m. The family will be present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m.Memorials have been established with the Silver Maple Camp and Wellington Church of Christ Youth in lieu of flowers.  Contributions can be left at the funeral home.Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.To leave condolences or sign our guest book, please visit our website at www.frankfuneralhome.netlast_img

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