Charlotte Ann Walker Turner, a resident of Point, TX, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Hunt Regional in Greenville, TX. Charlotte was born in Brashear, TX on January 29, 1935.
Charlotte graduated from Sulphur Springs High School & then continued her education at East Texas State Teachers college, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree. She continued with her education by earning her Master of Education from East Texas State University. She also earned a Master degree in Religious education from Southwestern Theological seminary. During summers between her schooling, she served as a summer missionary for the home mission to California (twice), New Mexico & New Orleans. She served as an Invincible for Texas Baptist Convention, holding vacation Bible schools in Texas. She also was the secretary & youth director at First Baptist church in Crosbyton, TX.
She taught elementary school at Gladewater, Mesquite & Yantis until her retirement.
In 1970 she met & married John Turner and became Pastor’s wife at Smyrna, Chapel Hill Baptist, Free Bridge Road Baptist & Free Bridge Baptist.
Charlotte is survived by two stepchildren Pam Gassett & husband Kevin of Point & Johnnie Wayne Turner of MN. Her brother, Sherrell Walker & wife Peggy of Gilmer, TX & sister-in-law Edna Bell Walker of Springfield, MO. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Jesse George Walker Sr. & wife Mary, brother J.G. Walker Jr. & wife Mary, sister Tirzah Petty & husband Mike, sister Lavelle Venable & husband Cameron. Nephews Jimmy Venable & Larry Venable. One grandson Blake Gassett.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Turner in 2016.
Pallbearers are her nephews, Roger Venable, Gene Walker, Jesse Walker, Jason Walker, Randy Walker, Sidney Walker, Jason Dale & grandson Robert Walls.
Memorials may be made to the Gideon International, Gideon camp U42121 P.O. Box 473 Gilmer, Tx 75644 or to Woosley Baptist church, P.O. Box 134 Point, Tx 75472