Paige Turner Riffe

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Paige Turner Riffe, 83, of Bexley, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Sunrise of Bexley. Paige was born August 19, 1928 in Coble, Tenn. to Wylie E. Turner, M.D. and Cora (Moore) Turner. On Oct. 3, 1946 she married Philip Riffe in Hernando, Miss. Paige worked as a bookkeeper early in their marriage, then later served as a volunteer in various community and social organizations. Paige is survived by two sons, Tom and wife Maria Riffe of Bexley, Ohio and Wade and wife Cindy Riffe of Bartlesville, Okla.; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Paige was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter Jane; sisters, Juanita Bruce, Zada Emmons and Martha Ruth Erwin; and brothers Wylie E. Turner, Jr., M.D., Capt. Thomas A. Turner (USN), William F. Turner, M.D. and James H. Turner, M.D. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m. at Reynoldsburg Alliance Church, 751 Rosehill Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 43068. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Salvation Army of Central Ohio (www.salvationarmycolumbus.org) or the Alzheimer's Association of Central Ohio (www.alz.org/centralohio). Messages may be sent to her family by visiting www.cotnerfuneralhome.com