Charlene Atkinson Turner
October 18, 1936 ~ February 9, 2020
Charlene Atkinson Turner passed away February 9, 2020. She was born October 18, 1936 in Salt Lake City to Charles and Ethel Pitts.
She married Jay Atkinson and together they had 17 children. They moved many places in Utah and Idaho before settling on Wilson Lane in Ogden to raise their family.
In the 1970s she joined Weight Watchers then became an instructor helping others reach their goals.
In 1990 after 39 years of marriage, Jay lost his battle with cancer. Shortly after, she met and married Larry Turner. They enjoyed their trips to Wendover until his death in 2012.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, son Charles Guy Atkinson, grandson Jason Atkinson, and son-in-law Mike Nielson.
Charlene is survived by her family who love her beyond words and will miss her forever:
Jerry and Joan Pitts (Brother)
Tamara Atkinson and children James and Patty McCrone and their children Ethan, Eolana, and Elijah; Ashton Martinelli; Rachel and Ben Xavier and their children Ariendha, Levi, and Lilly; Jenny McCrone and Riley Fogel and her children Jocelyn and Jennasy Adams, Jayvin Stewart, and Julian McCrone-Fogal; Jay and Aleisa Atkinson and their son Jacob Guy.
Faye and Dennis Erwin and children Stephanie and Tom Bennett and Ranae Erwin and son Reagan Bunn
Ted and Jeanene Atkinson and children Jeremy and Sandy Atkinson and their son Leeum; David Chadwick; Theresa and Robert McKenzie and her children Bryan, Casey, Kelly, and Karry
Mark Atkinson and daughter Beth Zlinsky Sullivan and granddaughters Emily and Gabby Hartranf
DeeAnn Nielson and children Wendee and Aaron Weight and their children
Matthew, Alyssa, and William; Aaron Nielson; Nate and Janell Nielson-Garcia and their children Jaxsyn, Iyrs, and Ryley; Dianna and Josh Astill and their daughters Hailey and Hannah; and Derrick and Nataleigh Neilson and their children Drevan and Ashton
Bob and Cindy Atkinson and their children Dan and Stephanie Atkinson and their children Paige, Mallory, and Shailee and her fiancee Riglee Christofferson; and Lisa and Trent Schmidt and their children Taryn and Linsey
Susan and Lavar Lowther and their children Steven and Izzy Kondrick; Keil and Nikki Kondrick and their children Kairi, Keil, Ian Mathiesen, and Korben; and Matthew and Michelle Lowther and their daughter Tamara
David and Tammy Atkinson and children Schylar Atkinson, Shauna Hill, Paige Tamara Hall, Bryson Oakley; Sharlene and Jeramiah Jones and their children Bentley, Jozie, and Jaylin; and Ashley and Eric Moon and their son due in June
Scott and Sharon Atkinson and children Jennifer and Brad Davis and their children Camille and Colby; Shauna and John Mecham and their children Dakota Atkinson and Savana Bland; Lana Atkinson and Ron Hennessy and their children Austin and Chloe; Robert Atkinson and Ricki Kekacs and their son Dravyn; and Nathan Atkinson and Mckency Bathcelor and their son Bronson
Joe Atkinson and his children Heidi and Jason Dalton and their children Matthew, Mailee, Ryder, James; Justice and Jacob Westcott and daughter Norma; Chad and Krista Atkinson and their children Anna, Ethan, Max, and Jake; Heather and Jake Willard; and Corey Atkinson and son Tyler
Keith and Jane Ann Atkinson and children Amanda and Matt Volden; Pamela and Travis Jensen and their children Harris and Isla; and K C and Kali Atkinson and their daughter Klaire
Linda and Jeff Prickett and their children Amber Allred and Mike Browning and her children Zakk, Jeff, and Trinity Allred and Shane Browning; Rashelle Prickett; Jessica and Keith Boyles and their son Connor; and Chris and Kelsie Prickett and their children Kapri Cotton, Emily and Dillion Prickett
Karen and Dave Brown and children Clint Brown and Dustin Madsen; and Kim and Danny Girard and their children Abby and Aidan
Blair Atkinson and his children Brooke and Brandon Billmire and their children Cole and Gage; Laura Atkinson; and Dustin Atkinson
Wade and Heidi Atkinson and children April, Isaac, Robbie Bailey and his daughter Brielle Debry Doug and Missy Atkinson and children Taylor Atkinson, Kaitlyn and Andrew Steck, and Bryon Atkinson
Richard and Ellie Atkinson and children Denyce Atkinson and her son Kohwen Martinez, Jaymie Atkinson and her daughter Shayne Cale, and Brandon and Kendra Courtney
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Ogden City Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Roy Senior Center, 5051 South 2000 West.
Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to celebrate Charlene’s life by sharing your memories of her. Services entrusted to Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary.
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