Janice Turner

Wednesday, November 5, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Janice Lea Turner, 53, of Sikeston, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 20, 1950, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Sye and Ollie Myers Atkinson. She and Larry A. Turner were married Feb. 18, 1969, in East Prairie.

Turner had lived in Sikeston nine years, and was a member of Sandywood Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Greg, Mark and Steven Turner of Sikeston; two daughters, Ashley Beard of Fairbanks, Alaska, Brittany Turner of Sikeston; a stepson, Larry Turner of Dallas, Texas; a stepdaughter, Kim Hopper of Texarkana, Texas; a brother, Bruce Atkinson of East Prairie; two sisters, Tammy Davenport of Charleston, Mo., Carolyn Duke of Taylorville, Ill.; and eight grandchildren.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Lloyd Lathum officiating. Burial will be in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.