Virginia Lea Neil Bones Turner
Virginia was born December 13, 1947 in Oakland California. She was the third daughter to Thurston and Wilma D. Neil. She was proceeded in death by her parents Thurston and Wilma, sisters Norma Jeanne, Carolyn Lorraine, Lorena Dea, and her brother Thurston Wesly Neil Jr (Wes). She was also proceeded in death by her two husbands, Gene Bones, and Marion "Mat" Turner.
She is survived by her sisters Juanita McKenzie, Su John, Mary-Rose Roletto, Sharon Starks, and brother William Neil, several neices/great neices and nephews/great nephews. Step children Pam, Dennis, and Terri. Grandchildren and many great Grandchildren.
In both of her marriages she enjoyed travel, whether to Mexico, Hawaii, or around the United states to see family and grandchildren.
Virginia's work career started as a candy striper, where she became interested in becoming a nurse. She was admitted to nursing school where she continued working as a candy striper to help cover expenses. While doing that work she was befriended by the doctors who allowed her to participate in treatments not normally allowed by student nurses. After graduation she worked in the nursery at the hospital where she was able take care of the baby's and mothers. She met her first husband while doing nursing. After retiring from nursing, she worked in Mervyns in their yardage department. She later volunteered at Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado where she met and later married Mat Turner.
Over the last 7 years, she spent most of her time between Grand Junction and Denver spending time with family and extended family.
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