Ola Turner

4 August 1911–7 October 1985 (Age 74)
Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ola

When Ola Turner was born on 4 August 1911, in Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States, her father, Rhyness Bartley Turner, was 31 and her mother, Mary Irene Earles, was 26. She married Alva Lafayette Brookover on 11 October 1930. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Mountain Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Short Mountain Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 7 October 1985, in Grant, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, Eddy, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alva Lafayette Brookover
Ola Turner
Marriage: 11 October 1930
Eva J Brookover
Ola M Brookover
Marion Mildred Brookover

Spouse and Children

11 October 1930


    Eva J Brookover


    Ola M Brookover



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 11

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Turnian, to turn, and ere, indicating an agent, meaning a turner

Sources (3)

  • Ola Brookover in household of Alva Brookover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ola Tuner in household of Bud Tuner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ola Turner in household of Rhyness B Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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