September 28, 1925 - January 10, 2018
Laura Belle (Moore) Turpin, 92, of Louisiana, Missouri, peacefully passed away to be with the Lord on January 10, 2018. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, Missouri. Richard Biggs will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, January 12, 2018 and 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home. Laura was born in Vera, Missouri on September 28, 1925 to Herschel and Lola (White) Moore. She graduated from Louisiana High School in 1944. Laura was married to the love of her life, Raymond B (R.B.) Turpin, on September 28, 1947 at Antioch Presbyterian Church (near Cyrene, MO); they were married for almost 61 years. Laura was a Home Maker her whole life, creating and sustaining a loving household for her husband and seven children. Her husband (R.B. Turpin) farmed near Cyrene, Missouri in partnership with Kirby Wilson, and later with Kenneth Turpin. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, crafts, cooking, reading and spending time with her large family. Laura and R.B. also enjoyed traveling in their later years. They were able to say that they had been to all 50 states, as well as Great Britain and other countries in Europe. They especially enjoyed their trips to Hawaii. Laura was a lifelong Christian, initially joining her childhood church, Providence Presbyterian Church, and then becoming a member of Antioch Presbyterian Church after she was married there in 1947. As a member of Antioch, she was an Elder and a Deacon, and taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. Laura is survived by six children: Cynthia Branstetter of Ozark, MO, Richard Paul Turpin of Nunica, MI, Patty (Dale) Dortch of Troy, IL, Kenneth (Lynn) Turpin of Bowling Green, MO, Alan (Malissa) Turpin of Independence, KS, and Lawrence (Jana) Turpin of Delton, MI. She is survived by fifteen grand-children: Robyn (Bryan) Johnson, Stephanie (Troy) Kehoe, Jodi Mills, Amy (Steve) Perilman, Stephen Turpin, Michael (Anita) Turpin, Nathan (Courtnee) Turpin, Chantille (Nathen) Schram, Jamie Turpin, Scott (Connie) Bair, Christy (Jon Segelhorst) Bair, Sarah Turpin, David Turpin, Kinzy (Courtney) Turpin, Josiah Turpin. She is also survived by 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Laura is preceded in death by Raymond B Turpin (husband), Herschel Turpin (son), Tamra Turpin (granddaughter), Herschel Melvin Moore (brother), Avalon Craig (sister), Delores Vaughn (sister). Memorial donations may be given to Antioch Cemetery or Bethany Cemetery. The family of Laura Belle Turpin wishes to thank Lynn’s Heritage of Louisiana, Missouri for the loving care they have provided to our mother/grandmother for these past five years.
Laura Belle (Moore) Turpin, 92, of Louisiana, Missouri, peacefully passed away to be with the Lord on January 10, 2018. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, Missouri.... View Obituary & Service Information
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