Joyce Ann Turner


Joyce Ann Turner, 89, passed away on February 4, 2019.
Viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at Chaney's Memorial Chapel in McAlester, with the funeral service beginning at 2 p.m.
Joyce was born on October 19, 1929, in McAlester, to Rand and Lestine Surber. She married Jim Turner in 1948.
Although Joyce and Jim relocated to Texas in the early 1950s, she always considered Oklahoma to be home.
Joyce and Jim raised their family in Dayton, Texas, and later retired to Rusk, Texas, where Joyce was a member of First Methodist Church.
The family extends special thanks to the staff at The Crossings in League City for the loving care they gave Joyce during her time there.
Joyce was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. To many she was known simply as "Bammaw."
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; her father, Rand, and her mother, Lestine.
She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Turner and her husband, Andy Wright, Rhonda Warren and her husband, Jerry, and Cheryl Dreher and her husband, Tom; her sons, Randy Turner and his wife, Pamela, and Russell Turner and his wife, Christy; granddaughters, Kala Bauer, her husband, Donnie, and their son, Wesley, Jade Warren, Cami Martz, her husband, Josh, and their children, Laken and Hayes, and Madison Turner; grandsons, Whit Turner, his wife Andrea, and their children, Jolie and Vivienne, Logan Turner and his fiancée, Kelly, Justin Warren, and Lucas Turner, his wife, Lindsey, their son, Craig; sisters, Delores Waller, and Pat Scroggins and her husband, Thomas; brother, Dan Surber and his wife, Barbara; sisters-in-law, Theda Osborn, Billie Harrington, and Cindy Morgan and her husband, Kenny, as well as many friends.
Published on February 6, 2019
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