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 Joe Turner

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Joe Turner

  • Birth 3 Jul 1928 Gibson, Gibson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 24 Aug 2011 Wynne, Cross County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 75439615

Joe Turner, of Wynne, Arkansas, departed this life Wednesday, August 24, 2011, at home, at the age of Eighty-Three.

He was born, July 3, 1928, in Gibson, Tennessee, the son of Arnett and Phennoy (Roach) Turner.

He married Miss Betty Jean Baker on October 29, 1949.

Mr. Turner was a member of the Union Avenue Baptist Church, served in the US Navy, was a Volunteer Fire Department in Earle for thirty-three years and worked as a salesman for Lance, Inc. for twenty-two years.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, restoring old cars, received his pilot's license in his fifty's, and spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers: W.C. Turner, Tom Turner, Mack Turner, J.D. Turner, Charles Turner and Arnett Turner, Jr., one sister: Florence Korby.

Joe is survived by: his wife of sixty-one years: Betty Turner of the home, three daughters: Charlotte Lawson and husband Robert of Marion, Arkansas, Mary Lou Parkman and husband Robert of Wynne, Arkansas, Jo Ann Roberson and husband Bubba of Vanndale, Arkansas, one brother: James Turner of Gibson, Tennessee, seven grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Thompson-Wilson Wynne Funeral Home. Interment was at Crittenden Memorial Park Cemetery in Marion, Arkansas.


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  • Maintained by: Turner History
  • Originally Created by: Sandra
  • Added: 24 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75439615
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joe Turner (3 Jul 1928–24 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75439615, citing Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Turner History (contributor 47935680) .