Rosie Lenora Bantum our dear and precious loved one was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 26, 2012. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. We thank God for blessing her 96 years. Rosie Lenora Bantum, daughter of the late Emma Askin Cooper and Abram Cooper was born on May 16, 1916 in Trappe, Maryland. Lenora as she was known was employed at Easton Memorial Hospital in the Dietary Department. She retired from that position after thirty years of service. She was a faithful and oldest member of Bethel A.M.E. Church in Easton, MD. She loved the Lord and when she was able to come to church she was always there. During her faithful service there she was a lifelong member of The Elizabeth Breeze Missionary Society and a member of the Lay Organization. Lenora was also one of the original members of the Gospel Choir. Lenora loved listening to Gospel music and when she was able she enjoyed watching Bobby Jones, Sunday's Best and the soap operas. In addition to her parents, Lenora was preceded in death by her husband, Fowler Bantum, two sons, George Wardell Turner and Wayman Turner, two daughters, Delmar Copper and Wendy Turner, one grandson, Lorenzo Fast and Eddie Turner, one great great grandson, Deonte Turner, a sister, Estella Turner and one brother, Tennyson Turner. Lenora leaves to cherish her precious memory, three daughters, Bertha Frieson, Doretha Gibson and Joan Turner (all of Easton, MD); two sons, William Billy (Delores) Turner and Tennyson (Diane) Turner; one daughter in-law, Gladys Turner (all of Easton, MD); twenty-one, grandchildren; fifty great grandchildren; fifty-two great great grandchildren; two great great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and three very special friends, Frances Thomas, Anna Mitchell and Josephine Wilkins. Services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 1pm at Union Baptist Church 233 Glenwood Ave Easton, MD with a viewing two hours prior. Interment in Paradise Cemetery.