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Johnnie Turner

September 18, 1921 — January 5, 2016

Funeral service for retired pastor, Bro. Johnnie Ray Turner, age 94, of Point, are scheduled for Saturday, January 9, 2016, 2:00 PM, at Smyrna Church. Bro. Ron Dummer will officiate. Interment will follow in the Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 1:00 PM. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory is in charge of the arrangements.

Bro. Johnnie Turner passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at his home in Point.

Bro. Turner was born in Emory on September 18, 1921 to Melvin Edgar and Amanda Frances Daniel Turner. He married Charlotte Ann Walker in Yantis on December 24, 1970. He worked many different jobs in his lifetime, and was a jack of all trades, but his most important job was being a minister and leading people to the Lord. He was a veteran who proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Seven Oaks Baptist Church.

Survivors include:
Wife: Charlotte Turner of Point

Son: Johnnie Wayne Turner of Austin

Daughter: Pamela D. Gassett, and husband, Kevin, of Point

5 Grandchildren

7 Great-grandchildren

1 Great-great-granddaughter

Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded by:
Parents; 1st Wife: Peggy Katherine Creech Turner in 1969; 1 Daughter: Alice Davis; 1 Grandson: Blake Gassett in 2012; 4 Sisters: Leota Harper, Lorene Lutrick, Katy Thedford, and Nina Faye Dale; 2 Brothers: Melvin Willard Turner and Grady Lee Turner

Pallbearers: Robert Walls, Tony Walls, Kevin Gassett, Jason Dale, John Bullock and Johnnie Wayne Turner

In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Gideons International, Camp U42121,P. O. Box 473, Gilmer, TX 75644.

Please sign the online guestbook for the family at the link above.


Saturday, January 09, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Smyrna Union Church
Intersection of RCR 1308 & RCR 1150 OFF FM 2324 South and West of Emory
Emory, TX 75440

Funeral Service

Saturday, January 09, 2016
2:00 PM

Smyrna Union Church
Intersection of RCR 1308 & RCR 1150 OFF FM 2324 South and West of Emory
Emory, TX 75440

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