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Helen Louise (Booghier) Turner Curry
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Obituary for Helen Louise (Booghier) Turner Curry

Helen Louise (Booghier) Turner Curry, age 99, died April 4, 2018, in Springfield, Ohio where she was a lifetime resident. She was born October 3, 1918, to Paul and Lottie (Meenach) Booghier in Springfield, Ohio.

Helen graduated from Springfield High School in 1938 and graduated from Springfield City (Community) Hospital School of Nursing in 1941. She began her 40-year nursing career at Community Hospital and later switched to Mercy Hospital, both in Springfield. She went to work at Yellow Springs Clinic in 1960 and retired from there in 1981. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, North Hampton, Ohio. Helen volunteered at Springfield Elderly United since 1990.

Helen had four children, Gary (Denise) Turner, Dennis (Kim) Turner, Brent Turner, and Barbara (Scott) Turner Ellestad. She had five grandchildren, Josh (Misty) Turner, Zach (Helen) Turner, Benjamin Turner, Matt (Emily) Turner, and Megan (Ben) Eckstein. She had fourteen great-grandchildren, Taylor (Derek) Pelfrey, Tanner Stratton, Tarren, Grace, Mitchell and Landon Turner, Riley, Millie, Eva, and Salem Eckstein, Lilah, Ella, Emalyn, and Liam Turner. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Paul (Mary) Booghier, husband Arnold Curry, two sons, Gary and Brent, and son-in-law Scott.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday from 10-11 am in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME.

Funeral services will begin at 11 am with Pastor Daniel M. Powell officiating.

Burial will follow in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503





11:00 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

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Fletcher Chapel Cemetery

Fletcher Chapel Road
Springfield, OH


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