Nettie F. Turner

June 20, 1924May 15, 2018

Nettie F. Turner, 93, of Brown County passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 20, 1924 in Indianapolis to Isom and Mary Willoughby. She had owned a grocery store in Indianapolis before retiring to Brown County. Nettie was a long time and faithful member of Pikes Peak Church of Christ, a devoted and loving wife for 50 years and was greatly loved by her family and many many friends.

Survivors include her daughter; Norma Martens of Brown County, a grandson; Greg Hoone and his wife Andrea, four great grandchildren; Jessica, Justin, Joshua and Jeremy Hoone, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and sisters-in-law. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; Lee Turner, three brothers; Raymond Willoughby, Kenneth Willoughby and Herman Willoughby, and a sister; Bertha Hodge.

Graveside Services are scheduled for 4:00 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Christiansburg Cemetery with Charles Wright officiating. Following the burial there will be a Celebration of Life with a meal provided at The Crossing Church, 8728 S. Nineveh Rd, Nineveh, IN 46124.

If friends so desire, Memorial Contributions may be made to either The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th ST., Columbus, IN 47201.


  • Isom Willoughby, Father
  • Mary Willoughby, Mother
  • Lee Turner, Husband
  • Norma Martens, Daughter
  • Greg (Andrea) Hoone, Grandson
  • Jessica Hoone, Great Grandchild
  • Justin Hoone, Great Grandchild
  • Joshua Hoone, Great Grandchild
  • Jeremy Hoone, Great Grandchild
  • Bertha Hodge, Sister
  • Raymond Willoughby, Brother
  • Kenneth Willoughby, Brother
  • Herman Willoughby, Brother
  • Several nieces, nephews, cousins and sisters-in-law.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, May 19, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, May 19, 2018

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Norma R. Crouch

May 21, 2018

Thinking of you with deepest sympathy. Thoughts and prayers are with you and remembering all the times you came into the store with such a beautiful smile. May God Bless you and may He take care of your family.

Steven & Melanie Willoughby

May 18, 2018

Dear Norma,
Your Mother was the most gentle and sweet person we have ever known. She always had a kind word for everyone she knew. We loved her very much. Our deepest sympathies are with you and your family.