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Lupita Turner, 1928-2021

Lupita R. Turner, 92, of Lake Wales passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale.

She was born July 24, 1928 in Albuquerque, NM to the late Miguel and Maria Baca; she moved to Lake Wales from New Mexico in 1993. Lupita was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith.

Lupita was preceded in death by her husband, James Russell Turner in October of 2020; and brothers, A.B. Baca, and Miguel Baca, Jr. She is survived by her sister, Drucilla McConnell of Lakeland; brother-in-law, Jesse Turner (Niada) of Paris, Kentucky; sister-in-law, Mildred McIntosh; nieces, Carmen Baca DeBarnard, Irma McConnell, Lila McConnell, and Alice Avery; and nephew, Ben McConnell.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales with Rev. David Durham officiating.


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