June 25, 1941 to October 11, 2008
Donna passed away suddenly at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday October 11, 2008. She resided in Listowel and was born 67 years ago in Elma Township, a daughter of the late Frank and Ellie (Thedorff) Crowe. She was a member of Calvary United Church, Listowel. Donna cherished time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed knitting, crosswords, quilting and playing cards. She was a Girl Guide leader and served as District Commissioner for many years. Donna was the beloved wife of Lloyd Turney whom she married in 1957; the loving mother of Ken and Judy of Fordwich, Keith and Jill of Picton, Greg and Darlene of Listowel, Gayle and David Ludington of Atwood, Patricia and Dwight MacMillan of Listowel; special grandma of Jennifer, Melissa, Laura & Joey, Becky, Caitlin, Jessica, Brooke, Nicole, Alexandra, Ashley, Mary Pat, Alicia, Jamie, Dylan, Dayton and great-grandma of Zach, Brody, Bensen and Keylae. She was the dear sister of Wanda and Roy Bridge of Listowel, Ann and Darryl Abbott of Homesville, Velma and Ron Hamilton, Frances and David Long all of Atwood, and sister-in-law of Garnet and Marion Turney of Arthur, Ollie and Lloyd Moore of Palmerston, Fran and Lloyd Johnston, Ralph and Diana Turney all of Listowel, Cecil Cowan of Orangeville. Donna will also be remembered by Mark Downs, special adopted grandsons, and many nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Sonny (Allan) Crowe and his wife Karen. Donna's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Tuesday October 14, 2008 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Calvary United Church, Listowel on Wednesday October 15, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. George Russell officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Calvary United Church 150 Binning Street Listowel, ON N4W 1G3 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home at 519-356-2382 or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make Donation button. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.