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Obit: WILLIE TURNER

Obit: WILLIE TURNER

April 12th, 2019 in Obituaries

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—Willie James Turner, 72, of Daingerfield, Texas, died Monday, April 8, 2019. Mr. Turner was born Dec. 20, 1942, in Cason, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene; and one daughter, Carolyn. Survivors include one daughter, Cynthia Starnes of Gilmer, Texas; three sons, James Turner of Cason, Otis Turner of Kilgore, Texas, and Willie Elliott of Dallas; his mother, Lou Ella Turner of Omaha, Texas; three sisters, Shirley Traylor of Mount Pleasant, Edith Turner of Longview, Texas, and Betty Ann Turner of Omaha, Texas; three brothers, Lawrence Turner and Arthur Morris Turner of Mount Pleasant and Willie Ray Turner of Dallas; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Cason, with Superintendent Dr. Francis Rundles officiating. Burial will be in Whitemore Cemetery under direction of Tumey Mortuary. The body may be viewed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online registration is at tumeymortuary.com.