Leona Fairbourn Turley passed away July 23, 2021 in Mesa, Arizona. Leona was born October 7, 1926 in Crescent, Utah, the second of eight children born to Alma and Ora Whitmore Fairbourn. She graduated from Jordan High School in 1944. Being awarded a nation 4-H scholarship, she attended Utah State Agricultural College. While there she met and married her husband, Jay Turley, December 20, 1946. She later attended Brigham Young University where she graduated Cum Laude with an elementary teaching certificate. With her husband she helped develop a student tutoring program which was introduced in Texas and many eastern states. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as an MIA President, teacher in many organizations and as a Relief Society President in 4 different wards and 2 different stakes. She served as a temple worker for 30 years in the Mesa Arizona Temple. She is survived by a son, Brent Jay Turley and a daughter, Gayle Harris, 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Cindy Turley, preceded her in death. The viewing will be Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 5-7 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 North Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona. Graveside services will be held Friday, July 30, 2021 at 1 PM at the Snowflake Cemetery, Snowflake, Arizona.