James Addison “Jim” Turner
James Addison “Jim” Turner, 59, of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Verona.
He was born on Aug. 8, 1958, in St. Charles, the son of Donald Owen Turner and Audrey Myrtle Stephens, who preceded him in death. Jim was preceded in death by an infant son at birth.
On Sept. 28, 1991, in Cahokia, Ill., he was united in marriage to Kimberly “Kim” Edwards who survives.
Additional survivors include: two sons, Scott Turner and his wife Candace of Waynesville, and Mike Simmons II, of Cassville; four daughters, Lisa Hemenover and her husband Kyle of Chicago, Illinois, Lindsey Turner, Lauren Turner and Leslie Turner all of Cassville; one brother, Patrick Turner and his wife Sharon of Annadale, Va.; and two grandchildren.
Jim graduated from Ritner High School in St. Louis and then attended Merimac College on a Baseball Scholarship and went on to SMS.
In 1997, he moved to Cassville, and worked as a manager for UPS.
He was of the Baptist faith and attended the First Baptist Church of Cassville.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 19, in First Baptist Church, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor James Weaver and Coach Shawn Johnson conducted the services. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville.
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