Marcia M. Turpin

Posted: Friday, April 04, 2003

Soldotna resident Marcia M. Turpin died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. She was 81.

At her request, no services are planned.

Mrs. Turpin was born July 18, 1921, in Grants Pass, Ore. She graduated from high school and attended college at the Oregon State College in Corvallis, Ore.

She and her husband moved to Soldotna in 1978. She was a housewife and Baptist.

Mrs. Turpin enjoyed playing bridge, knitting and canning.

"She was a wonderful wife and mother," her husband said.

Mrs. Turpin was preceded in death by her son, Terry Turpin.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 62 years, Wayne Turpin; son, Dwayne Turpin of Oakhurst, Calif.; brothers, Charles Manning of Tacoma, Wash., and James Manning of Oregon; daughter-in-law, Yvonne Turpin of Medford, Ore.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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