August 8, 1932 - July 22, 2017
Marlene Turner Wetzel
Daingerfield- Marlene Turner Wetzel, 84 of Daingerfield went to be with Jesus Saturday, July 22, 2017 eleven years to the day of her beloved husband’s passing.
Marlene was born on August 8, 1932 in Gadsden, Alabama to L. E. “Gene” and Vera “Bessie” Turner. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband W. E. “Ed” Wetzel, Jr., daughter Teresa Lee Wetzel-Payne.
Ed and Marlene moved from Gadsden to Daingerfield for opportunities at Lone Star Steel.
While Ed worked as a mechanical engineer at LSS, Marlene started a women’s clothing store as a consignment only. Hard work, business savvy and a supportive town helped her grow to new ladies fashions, fabrics and shoes. Marlene’s Shoe Box and Clothes Rack that she operated successfully for over 8 years.
Marlene is survived by her daughter Susan Wetzel of Lancaster; sister, Joan Williams of Liberty; brother Rev. Leonard Turner of Farragut, Tenn.; special friends J J York and Linda Carroll of Daingerfield.
A private ceremony will be held to join Marlene with her husband Ed at Dallas Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Restoration Worship Center, P.O. Box 70, Naples, Tx. 75568.
Online condolences may be made at Nail-HaggardFH.com