Clark County Clipper, February 23, 1928

(World War I Veteran)

Wade C. Turner was born April 19, 1898.  He became a member of the Methodist church before the World War.  When this country entered the war he joined the Navy and served his country in that capacity for four years.  While in the Navy he had the misfortune to get one of his arms broken twice, and after he left the Navy it was broken again in the same place.

After his discharge from the Navy he went to New York where he was united in marriage to Babe Magill.  He later contracted tuberculosis and was taken to the U. S. hospital for care and treatment.  He died in the hospital at 3:30 on the morning of February 17, 1928.

He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Turner of Ashland and about two years ago he with his wife visited them here in Ashland.  He leaves his father, two brothers, three sisters, his grandparents, aunts and uncles and several cousins and nieces, besides his wife and one child, he having never seen the child.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 27, 2005.


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