ONEDIA (COZINE) CLINKSCALE TURNER was born on September 3, 1923, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, to Harrison Clinkscale and Alice Allen Clinkscale. She took the hand of God and entered eternal rest on April 17, 2023, at the age of 99, at Newport House (formerly Immanuel Fontenelle) in Omaha, Nebraska.
Cozine was baptized and accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at an early age, with the Church of God in Christ. She attended Manual Training School in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Later, she joined her sister Beatrice Mcdonald in Omaha, Nebraska, where she met and married Dave W Turner on October 11, 1940. Two sons were born to this union, Dave Turner, Jr. and LaMar Turner.
Cozine joined Morningstar Baptist Church where she served in the choir briefly and remained a devout and faithful member until her passing. In addition, she. affiliated with the Eastern Star, Princess Oz'El, Chapter 11.
In her later years, Cozine enjoyed traveling with her grand-niece, Cecilia Allen who became her Guardian. The two of them attended concerts, made multi-trips to Los Angeles, California to visit her grand-niece Beatrice (Joseph) Smith also Dallas, and Denver among other places.
The greatest joy for Cozine was in lending a helping hand. C-O-Z-I-N-E was Caring, an Outstanding housewife and mother, had a Zeal for life, Inspired and encouraged others, was Never too tired to listen, and was Ever ready to help when needed.
Cozine was preceded in death by her husband, Dave W. Turner, Sr.; sons, Dave, Jr. and LaMar Turner; and grandson, Tyrone Turner. Cozine leaves to cherish her memory daughter-in-law, Gloria J. Turner; grandsons Gerald Turner and Jose David Turner Jr.; grand-daughter, Gina (Ariella ) Garcia; great granddaughter, Erica Garcia; great-grandson, Tyrone Turner Jr; great-granddaughter, Tylynn Turner; grand niece, Diane (Gary) Beasley; grand nephew, Clifton Hodges; great-grand niece, Kelly Marie (Timothy) Smith and many loving great-great grandchildren and extended family and friends.
Services will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Morning Star Baptist Church, 2019 Burdette St., Omaha, NE. Viewing from 10 - 11 AM with Funeral Service at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Please join the family for a repass at the Golden Corral Buffet and Grill on 6006 N 72nd St, Omaha, NE following the burial.