Watch the video by MJ Alexander(photographer)explaining the theme and images of the book "Salt of the Red Earth" and get a glimpse of "Grandma" Ida Turner Lewis.
"she is remarkable for a number of reasons, not least of which,she contracted breast Cancer in her 70's and now is a 25 year breast cancer survivor .When her daughter ,Roberta, asked her what she wanted on her 100 th birthday she just said,"Roses" and so at the VFW Hall ,friends and neighbors and relatives showed up and showered her with more than 500 roses last July on her 100th birthday.Her quote," We didn't really have a whole lot but we really didn't want for anything either."
Services,Saturday, at Mary Lee Clark Methodist Church in Del City on Howard drive at 10:00am. Ida Turner was born July 14, 1906. Deceased March 29th, 2009.
Watch Ida Turner starting at countdown 2: 36.Well, watch the whole video.
Turner , Ida , 102, died Sunday,10:00 pm,March 29,2009.
(this is a seed of the video due to the write article button on newsvine disabled or just not working and I'm not able to load an image of Ida Turner)Here is an image link to Grandma...