Shelley Ann Turner, 72, of Yantis, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at her home. Memorial service is scheduled for 4:00 PM, Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Lake Fork Baptist Church. Rev. David Smith and Rev. Arlis Banks will officiate. Interment will be at a later date, still pending, in Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Nacogdoches.
Shelley was born in Texarkana, AR on November 28, 1942 to David Wood and Dorothy Elizabeth McLain Nash. The family moved to Hope, AR and lived there for 12 years before moving to Nacogdoches, TX. She married Jerry Turner in Nacogdoches on October 19, 1974, second marriages for both. They created a loving, blended family that has lasted some 40 years.
She and Jerry moved to Dallas, TX in 1977, then to Montgomery, AL in 1979 and Richmond, VA in 1981 before moving back to Arlington, TX in 1985. They retired to Lake Fork in 1997. They made lasting, lifelong friendships wherever they lived.
Shelley was a member of Lake Fork Baptist Church. During her lifetime she worked in many different positions in the banking industry, in several different towns wherever they lived. Shelley was also a member of Eastern Star.
Survivors include her loving husband: Jerry Edward Turner of Yantis
Daughters: Selena Stanley Bolton, and husband, Tom, of Pearland, Susan Stanley Dodson of Ft. Worth, and Robin Turner Aboitiz, and husband Mikel, of Cebu, Philippines
Sons: Bobby M. Stanley, and wife, Kim, of Moyock, NC, and John E. Turner, and wife, Anne, of Poetry
Sister: Jean White, and husband, Jim, of Gladewater
Brother: John D. Nash, and wife, Jonetta, of Jasper
14 Grandchildren: Michael Bolton, Bradley Bolton, Gary Marron, Jeremy Marron, Kyle Marron, Natalie Dodson, Jonathan Stanley, Justin Stanley, Jessica Stanley, Joshua Turner, David Aboitiz, Caroline Aboitiz, Nicolas Aboitiz and Sarah Aboitiz
5 Great-grandchildren: Jeremy Jay, Michael, Paisley, Mason and Connor
In-laws: Larry and Joyce Turner and Marilyn and Howard Watson both of Kilgore
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and wonderful friends
Preceded by: parents, 4 sisters: Frances "Sissy" Tucker, Lura McGowan, Judy Nash, Ona Nash, 2 brothers-in-law: Frank Sharp Tucker and E.O. McGowan
Honorary Pallbearers: grandsons, Gary, Jeremy & Kyle Marron, Jonathan and Justin Stanley, Michael and Bradley Bolton, Josh Turner, David and Nicolas Aboitiz, and a family friend, Cody Beaver.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lake Fork Baptist Church.