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Janet Ruth Turner


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696

Janet Ruth Turner, age 84, passed away at home on Monday, September 26, 2022. She was born January 3, 1938, to the late Samuel and Hazel (Switzer) Jacobs.

She is survived by her children, Sheryl (Randy) Schar, of Sunbury, Sue (Ralph) Ingles, Donald Turner, and Douglas (Kim) Turner, all of Waterloo; grandchildren, Phillip (Jill) Schar, David (Liz) Schar, Cassie Ingles, and Joshua (Megan) Turner. Also surviving are nine great grandchildren; sister, Connie Jacobs and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Truman D. Turner; brother, Dan Jacobs; sister, Linda Gibson; and a nephew, Larry Jacobs.

Janet attended Rehobeth Church of Waterloo and was a 50-year member of Waterloo Eastern Star Chapter #447. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. She will be missed dearly.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Rehobeth Church in Waterloo with Henry Hatfield officiating. Visitation will be held from 1-2 PM at the church. Burial will follow in Rehobeth Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to


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