Mary Ella Turner Maggard, 81, of Drift, died Friday May 17, 2013 at her residence. She was born January 25, 1932 in Floyd county to the late William and Lorraine Johnson Turner. She was the wife of the late Everrett Maggard, a homemaker, and a member of Old Beaver Old Regular Baptist Church at Minnie.
Along with her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son: Sam Maggard; one brother: Bub Turner; three sisters: Katherine Youmans, Gertrude Stumbo, and Euka Hicks.
She is survived by five sons: David (Jeffery Lynn) Turner of Drift, William (Darlene) Turner of Lexington, Tim (Sandra) Maggard of McDowell, and Larry (Donna) Maggard of Mich.; one daughter-in-law; Linda Maggard; one daughter: Sue and the late Dan Storie of Ohio; one brother: Buster (Anna Rae) Turner of Minnie; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday May 20, at Old Beaver Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial followed the service at Allen Cemetery in Minnie.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.