HEBER CITY, Utah--Our little angel, Courtney Anne Turner, age 20, passed away in the arms of her family and loving doctors and nurses at Primary Children's Medical Center on Sunday, June 27, 1999.
Courtney was born on December 12, 1978 in Heber City, Utah. She enjoyed her school years in Wasatch District, where she felt loved by her caring teachers and classmates. She enjoyed music, art, animals, movies, and babies. Despite her fragile condition, she enjoyed life and being around people. She especially loved her yearly reunions with her little Progeria friends she had met through the Sunshine Foundation.Courtney is survived by her parents, Richard and Linda Turner; sister, Tristan; brother, Nathan, all of Heber City; grandparents, William and Clara Turner, Kaysville; grandfather, George Turley, Chihuahua, Mexico, and many supportive aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who helped her have a happy life.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 1 at 1 p.m. at Deer Creek Ward, 3423 South 3500 West, Charleston, Utah. Friends may call at Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, 288 No. Main, Heber City, 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday evening and from 11 to 12:30 on Thursday at the Church prior to services. Interment will be at Heber City
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to: Courtney Turner's Progeria Friends c/o Sunshine Foundation, 5400 C.R. 547 N., P.O. Box 255, Loughman, Florida, 33858.
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