Harry M. Turvey, 91, of Taylorville, IL died at 11:44 am Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

He was born September 18, 1922 in Taylorville, IL the son of Charles Nelson and Mable Lockhart Turvey. On September 28, 1951 he married Jean E. Hadsall in Balitimore, MD. She preceded him in death on July 26, 2013. Mr. Turvey was a veteran of the Army Air Force in World War II and served with the Air Force Reserve during the Korean War. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville. He had been a foreman at Georgia Pacific and retired from First Trust Bank in Taylorville.

Surviving are his daughter: Susan Province and husband Bryan of Peoria; Grandchildren: Aaron Province and Anna Province; Sisters-in-law: Eleanor Turvey of Taylorville and Rose Turvey of Galesburg, and a brother-in-law: Lyle Danenberger of Springfield, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Sister: Darlene Turvey Wilkie, and Brothers: Everett Turvey, Charles Turvey, Carl Turvey, Raymond Turvey, Dale Turvey, Eugene Turvey, and his twin brother, Harold Turvey.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at McClure Funeral Home Taylorville with Pastor Jeff Grote officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday at McClure Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to: First Presbyterian Church, 116 E. Franklin, Taylorville, IL 62568 or Alzheimer’s Association, 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Springfield, IL 62704.

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