Gene Turner
April 14, 1927  -  June 1, 2018

Gene Turner

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Graveside Service
Memorial Park Cemetery
Amarillo, TX  
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
10 am

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Memorial Park Cemetry
6969 I 40 East
Amarillo, TX  79118
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Gene Turner, 91, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018.

Graveside services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo with Preacher Jimmy Gilmore officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Gene was born April 14, 1927 in Panhandle, Texas to Ed and Berlin Parish Dunavant. She was a devoted member of Riverview Baptist Church. Gene had a big heart and gave of it freely to serve her church and to take care of her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, WA Turner; daughter, Brenda Turner Nichols; grandson, Kyle Dobbs; brother, George Dunavant; and sisters, Betty Dunavant and Inez Mosley.

Survivors include her son, Larry Turner and wife Deborah of Borger; daughter, Nancy O’Gorman and husband Donald of Amarillo; grandchildren, Stephenie Moore and husband Bobby, Randi Anderson and husband Adam, Catherine Limp and husband Seth; six great grandchildren; and brother, Don Dunavant.


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  1. Steve and Lisa King
    Elgin, TX

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. You mother was such a loving and wonderful soul. She is a beautiful addition to Heaven.

  2. Donald and Robin MacAhan
    Amarillo, TX

    So sorry to hear about your loss. May the peace of the Lord comfort you in this time of loss.

  3. David Sly
    Fritch, TX

    Your Mom was such a sweet lady, David and I were sorry to hear of her passing. Know that you and your family are I in our thoughts and prayers. You mom is in the hands of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

  4. Vicki Wilson
    Fritch, TX

    Im so sorry for your loss. Just know we are thinking of you. We are sending Prayers and love to you.

  5. Randall & Linda Robinson
    Borger, TX

    Larry.. sending our prayers to you and your family at this time . Losing a parent is never a easy thing to face, but you can rest easy knowing you were the best Son to her , and she is resting in that peace also.. Thinking of you🙏🏻 Linda & Randall

  6. MN
    , TX

    I am very sorry for your loss . Losing a loved one in death is such a difficult thing to experience . Please be comforted by the promises in the Bible . Jesus tells us at John 5 : 28 , 29 that all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out . What a loving provision put in place by the God of all comfort so we can have the assured hope of seeing our dead loved ones live again one day . Meanwhile as I pray for that day to come I ask Jehovah God to bless your family and give each of you the strength to endure this most trying time . For more information please visit .

  7. Clandy Phelps
    Borger, TX

    Larry and Nancy, so sorry for y'alls loss. I loved your mom as if she were mine, your dad was just asking special. I know they are celebrating in heaven. Love y'all.

  8. Carol Mitchell
    Leander, TX

    Ms Gene was such a sweet lady... I went to church with her at Riverview! I loved her stories about her driving and her lead foot! I know she is celebrating with Jesus...
    Carol Mitchell

  9. George Forrester
    Fritch, TX

    Larry and family, I am so sorry for your loss; but, I know your Mom is in heaven rejoicing.

  10. Steve and Belinda Shirley
    College Station, TX

    Steph, Nancy, and Larry,
    So sorry to hear about Gene. We always thought a lot of her, Dub, and Brenda. They were special to us and will always be.
    May God comfort you during this difficult time.

    Steve and Belinda Shirley

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