Geneva P. Turpen, 101, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Chillicothe passed from this life on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in Tampa. She was born, June 15, 1915, the daughter of Grover and Mabel (Ferrell) Partain. On January 6, 1948 she married Gail P. Turpen who preceded her in death in 1984.
Mrs. Turpen was a Registered Nurse, formerly with the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chillicothe, and had attended Walnut Street United Methodist Church. She had been a volunteer with the American Red Cross in Florida for several years.
Surviving are daughters, Elizabeth “Bette” (Mel) Williams, Tampa, Florida and Mary Alice Turpen, Micanopy, Florida; son, James Edward (Sheryl) Turpen, Powder Springs, Georgia; step-son, Gail Roger Turpen, Thailand; grandchildren, Matt (Joan) Williams, Katie (John Lepore) Williams and Kim Turpen; step-grandchildren, Tracy, Natalie and Bill and a great-grandson, Ethan Williams.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Grover and Mabel (Ferrell) Partain; and her siblings, Cletis Wendell Partain, Madeline Sisk, Helene Robinson, and Alberta Joiner.