Rosalene Alice Turnbough


    Rosalene Alice (nee Turnbough) Turnbough of Davisville, Missouri was born Friday, July 27, 1934 in Davisville, Missouri to Emery and Litha Martin Turnbough and passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the age of 86 years.


    As a young girl, she would walk by herself to the Davisville Church. She was saved at the age of eight and served the Lord ever since.
    While pumping gas at her father’s garage, she met Wilbur “Jake” Turnbough.
    Rosalene and Jake were united in marriage on Saturday, January 29, 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri.
    Rosalene and Jake lived in St. Louis, Missouri during their younger years. She worked for National Garment and Carps Dept. Store as well as babysat.
    In 1973 they moved to Cuba, Missouri and in the early 1980’s they moved to Davisville, Missouri. Rosalene loved to cook, make quilts and clothing. She enjoyed watching game shows, such as Wheel of Fortune and shopping networks along with watching Jimmy Swaggert. She also enjoyed going to church as long as her health allowed.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Turnbough; parents, Emery and Litha Turnbough; parents-in-law, Thurber and Lillie Turnbough; brothers and sisters, Roy (Helen) Turnbough, Richard (Irene) Turnbough, Troy Turnbough, Lawrence (Bonnie) Turnbough, Ellis Turnbough, Bonnie Welker and Geraldine Turnbough; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Leahman Pierce, Willard Turnbough, Wilma (RIley) Todd, Zelma (Vondel) Callahan and William (Kaye) Turnbough.
    She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Clyde) Pyatt of Davisville, Missouri; son, Randy Turnbough and companion Debbie DiMarco of Overland, Missouri; five grandchildren, Joyce Kay (Mike Halbert) Pyatt of Steelville, Missouri, Jeff (Natalie) Pyatt of Viburnum, Missouri, Jake Turnbough and friend Carrie Logan of St. Louis, Missouri, Jill (John) Watson of St. Louis, Missouri and Jason Eaton of Steelville, Missouri; great grandchildren, Kylee, Nolan, Gibson, Blanche, Ripken Halbert, Zaria, Oriana, Malina, Jocco and Rase Watson and Jaylee Eaton; sister, Dorothy Pierce of Afton, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Mary Turnbough of Cuba, Missouri and Dawn Turnbough of Davisville, Missouri; brother-in-law, Dale Welker of Potosi, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2020 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Hartley and Rev. Ron Walter officiating. Special music was provided by the Ivie sisters and Rev. John Slade.
    Committal prayer and interment were in the Davisville Cemetery.
    Casket bearers were Jeff Pyatt, Jake Turnbough, John Watson, Mike Halbert, Gibson Halbert and Ripken Halbert. Honorary casketbearers were Jocco Watson and Rase Watson.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.