Ila Mae Logan

BRUCE – Ila Mae Parker Turner Logan, 90, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at her home. She was born March 9, 1922, in Calhoun County. She lived her early years in Myrtle, where she shared her faith and love of God to so many who participated in Camp Zion. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she remained actively involved as long as her health allowed. She loved gardening and sharing life stories with friends on the phone. Her family was always her pride and joy.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with Bro. Bryan Poteete officiating and Bro. J.R. Eaton assisting. Burial will be in Bruce Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Turner (Ronnie) Poteete of Bruce; a stepdaughter, Shirley (David) Bray of Bruce; grandsons, Bryan (Kim) Poteete of Houston and Joey (Cindy) Poteete of Bruce; three sisters, Jane Bryant of Pittsboro, Syble (Johnny) Aven of Calhoun City and Billie Pearl (Dock) Bailey of Pensacola, Fla.; one brother, Lonnie W. Parker of Bruce; and seven great-grandchildren, Jake and Joeileigh Poteete, Zack and Brylee Poteete, and Kennedy, Layton and Austin Burdine.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Parker and Pearl Shoemake Parker; her husbands, Ross Turner and Willie Logan; three sisters, Trudy Patterson, Etoyle Edwards and Nell Sprouce; and one brother, Buren Parker.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Barefield, Glenn Brown, Sammy Brown, Mike Burt, Larry Wayne Parker and Buddy Dye. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Baker, Charles Bennett, David Collums, Buddy Dye, Veottis Ferguson, Danny Harrelson, Thurman Massey, Y.B. Patterson, Jeff Sullivan, Billy Taylor and Sammy Turner.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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