Jack Wayne Turnipseed, 65, of
Aurora, Missouri, and formerly of Trenton, passed away on Sunday,
September 20, 2009, in his home.
Jack was born October 1, 1943 in
Illinois to Glenn Wayne and Letha
Bessie (Sears) Turnipseed. Jack was a 1961 graduate of Aurora
High School. Late in life he
graduated from Drury
University in Springfield,
Missouri with a B.S. degree.
Jack printed the Wall Street Journal in Highland,
Illinois, before opening his
own business, J. Litho Printers in Trenton, Illinois and later
opening the Swift Printing Company in Aurora. He was a gifted
artist and writer.
Jack is survived by one daughter,
Gayna Jensen and her husband, Greg of O’Fallon, Missouri; one
sister, Sandra Edgar and her husband, Jerry of Opp, Alabama; one
grand daughter, Jordyn Jensen of O’Fallon, Missouri. His parents
and his son, Christopher Turnipseed, preceded Jack in death.
A Memorial Services will be held at
7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 1, 2009 at the Moss Funeral Home in
Trenton with Rev Thomas Rankin officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday, October
1, 2009 from 6:30-7:30 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.
A private interment will take place
on Friday, October 2, 2009 in Trenton Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to
the St. John’s Hospice Care in care of the funeral home.