Emily D. Pilbeam Naugle Cote Turner

Emily D. Pilbeam Naugle Cote Turner, age 87, of Tecumseh passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility with her family by her side.  She was born January 22, 1931, in Ridgeway, the daughter of the late Russell and Arda (Holmes) Pilbeam.

Emily was a member of the Clinton Assembly of God Church. She worked in the automotive field and later worked at Grey Fox Floral for many years.

Emily is survived by her children, Loren Naugle of Adrian, Linda Naugle of Florida and Lori Sweet of Tecumseh; a brother, LaVern Pilbeam of Morenci; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Warren, Leonard and Dewey, four brothers and one sister.

Visitation was held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Home.  The funeral service was on Friday. at the funeral home with Pastor Brooks Carlson officiating. Burial was in Ridgeway Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, Clinton Assembly of God or donor’s choice. Condolences may be offered to the family at handlerfuneralhomes.com.


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