Thursday, July 9, 2009

Jimmie R. Turner, 66, of Monett, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, in his home.

He was born Sept. 14, 1942, in Cassville, to Efton C. and Ruby P. Brown Turner. He was an auto technician. He attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, southeast of Monett.

He married Sue Mott on Aug. 12, 1962, in Springfield, and she survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Jason Turner, of Aurora; two daughters, Karla Bunch and her husband, Jim, of Racine, and Bekki Turner, of Tarzana, Calif.; three grandchildren; and one sister, Margaret Sims, of Derby, Kan.

Memorial services were held Sunday at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Dodson officiating.

Contributions in his memory may be made to St. John's Hospice.

Interment was in the Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.