The Norman Transcript


September 13, 2013

Jasmine (Turner) Ledbetter

NORMAN — Jasmine (Turner) Ledbetter, 85, passed away peacefully at her home in Norman on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. She was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Fullerton, Neb., to parents Lloyd and Estelle (Tomlinson) Turner.

Jasmine loved art, and her abilities allowed her to spend many years working as an artist here in Norman. She was deeply involved in several organizations that she felt very passionate about including: serving on the board of directors for the Cleveland County Historical Society, the Norman Firehouse Art Center, the Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority and for Republic Women’s Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a special aunt and uncle, I.R. and Jasmine McQueen.

Jasmine is survived by her daughters Sharon and husband Vester Adams Jr. and LeeAnn and husband Joe Burgess, both of Norman; one brother, Sgt. Allan Paul Turner, Army retired, of Floresville, Texas; grandchildren Jasmine Estelle Taylor of Costa Mesta, Calif., Jacob Ellis Adams of Norman, Crystal Sumrall of Norman, Vester Adams III of Mesa, Ariz., Phillip Adams of Allen, Texas, and Ina St. George of Oxford, England; and a host of friends.

Services for Jasmine will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel, 3401 Havenbrook St. in Norman.

Private interment services will take place at IOOF Cemetery in Norman.

Arrangements for Jasmine and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma Chapter, 2448 E. 81st St., Suite 3000, Tulsa, OK 74137.

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Norman Transcript, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

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