James Turner

Funeral services for James Turner, 63, Lawrence will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 30, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.  Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.  He died December 26, 2011 at his home.

James was born on April 19, 1948 in Hollandale, MS the son of A.D. and Annie Mae Turner Hicks.  

He worked in the Sanitation Department for the City of Lawrence for 29 years..                         

Survivors include one son, James “J.T.” Turner, Lawrence, KS; three brothers, Joseph Hicks, and wife, Carolyn, Lawrence, Christopher Turner, Wichita, KS, T.C. Hunter, Topeka, KS; two sisters, Elizabeth, and husband, Alfred Cooper, Lawrence, and Loretta Turner Cobbs, and husband, Otha, Topeka, KS.

The family will greet friends from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. 

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care and may be sent in care of the mortuary. 


6 Condolences

  1. Annette Keen & Safeya Turner-Keen on December 28, 2011 at 5:39 am

    Sending prayers and good thoughts your way for strength to get through this difficult time. So sorry for your loss. May God Bless, sincerely, Annette Keen and Safeya Turner-Keen

  2. Michelle Valley-Clardy on December 28, 2011 at 9:10 am

    My heart goes out to the Turner family, what a special angel GOD has called home. He was truly a fun loving man. So sorry for your loss!!

  3. Cyndi on December 28, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    RIP James … let the good times roll in the beyond! Wishing your family comfort in this time of loss. God Bless

  4. Myra and Stanley Williams on December 28, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    We would like to express our sincere heartfelt sympathy on the passing of James. Please know that he will be dearly missed.

  5. Joan Hawkins on December 29, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    My deepest condolences to Mr. Turner’s family. I feel honored to have known James for a brief time. He was a joyful soul.

  6. Joe & Mary Sharp on December 30, 2011 at 10:51 am

    We were greatly sorry to hear about James death and send our deepest condolence to his family.

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