Evelyn “Louise” Turnbough


    Evelyn “Louise” (nee Midyett) Turnbough of Cuba, Missouri, formerly of Steelville, Missouri, was born November 12, 1931 in Steelville, Missouri to Ernest L. and Irma M. Kehner Midyett and passed away Monday, October 17, 2022 at the age of 90 years, 11 months and 5 days.
    Louise married Gilbert “Gib” Turnbough on July 29, 1950.
    Louise graduated from the Cherryville High School. While in high school she enjoyed playing softball and was the pitcher.  Later on, when their daughter was young, she played on a community league for a while.
    Louise was employed at Brown Shoe Company in Steelville, Missouri and retired after 35 years.
    She and Gilbert were members of the First Baptist Church in Cuba, Missouri in their later years.  In their former church, they loved working with the young boys in RA’s for many years. Louise always had a strong faith and she and Gilbert raised their daughter in a Christian home.
    Louise always enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening.
    She was preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Irma Midyett; husband, Gilbert “Gib” Turnbough; brothers, William “Bill” Midyett, Earl (Rosalie) Midyett and infant, Harry Midyett; one sister, Lorraine Street; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clarence (Opal) Turnbough, Glen (Juanita) Turnbough, Verniece (Hack) Lea, Kathryn Midyett, Frances (Frank) Guess and Pauline (Walter) Walden.
    She is survived by her daughter, Janet (Vernon) Bradley of Eureka, Missouri; one granddaughter, Laura (Jeremy) Jones of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; three great grandchildren, Carson, Jaylee and Sydney Whisler; three bonus great grandchildren, Grace, Alyssa and Nathaniel Jones; one brother, Bob Midyett of St. Louis, Missouri; sister-in-law, Ella Mary Midyett of Steelville, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Jim Moore officiating. Music of “Even in the Valley” and “I Chose Christ” was sung by granddaughter, Laura Jones and great granddaughters, Sydney and Jaylee Whisler and Alyssa Jones.
    Live streaming was done on the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home FaceBook Page.
    Committal prayer and interment were in the Steelville Cemetery.
    Casket bearers were B.J. Midyett, Carson Whisler, Jerry Midyett, Jeremy Jones, Nathaniel Jones, Steve Street and Justin Kinney.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.