Garry Cortez Turner

Garry Cortez Turner

Oct 7th, 1951 - Sep 30th, 2017
  • Birth Date: Oct 7, 1951
  • Death Date: Sep 30, 2017
  • Funeral Date: Oct 3, 2017
  • Funeral Location: Greens Chapel Cemetery
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Mr. Garry Cortez Turner, age 65, a resident of Dierks, Arkansas died Saturday, September 30, 2017, in Nashville, Arkansas.
He was born October 7, 1951, in Holly Grove, Arkansas. He was a logger and a truck driver. He enjoyed hunting, running dogs, spending time with his grandkids, and watching them play ball.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Toy Cortez and Wincel Johnson Turner; his grandparents, Les and Inez Johnson and Cecil and Violet Turner; and two brothers, Thomas “Tinker” Reed and Wayne Turner.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, April and Jeremy Kappus and Kaci and Chase Quinn all of Dierks; five grandchildren, Blayn Turner, Kayden Turner, Talon Kappus, Karsyn Marshall, and Conner Quinn; one sister, Judy Marshall of Salem, Virginia; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 3, 2017, in the Greens Chapel Cemetery with Charlie Reel officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, October 2nd at the funeral home in Dierks.
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Marlene Bevill
Oct 28th, 2017 9:08 pm
Please accept my sincere sympathy. You are in my prayers and thoughts during this most difficult time. May God wrap His Loving Arms around you and provide a peace and comfort that only He can is my prayer. May your tears turn into smiles as you remember the good times. Just know I care and am thinking of and praying for you.
Judy Honeycutt Basrr
Oct 7th, 2017 2:07 pm
So sorry to Garry's family. I knew him when he was s little boy and he was my friend.
Cheryl D.
Oct 6th, 2017 8:15 am
My sincere sympathy to the family. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in God's promise to one day soon
"swallow up death forever" and "wipe away the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25:8)
Betty Currence
Oct 3rd, 2017 4:00 pm
Prayers for this family. Thinking of you Judy Marshall and sending love
Beth McNease
Oct 3rd, 2017 2:17 pm
Dear family of Garry, I am saddened to hear of Garry’s passing. My prayers are with all of you for Gods comfort and peace in the days ahead. I’m one of Garry’s first cousin and have good memories of him.
Love and prayers for each of you.
Beth McNease
Micki Fox Bauman
Oct 3rd, 2017 12:40 pm
Garry and I had so much fun growing up together! I was the first grandchild of Ma Violet and Pa Cecil. He was the second. Hate that we lost touch through the years.
My prayers are with you, family and hate I couldn't be there.
Pam Jester McCain
Oct 3rd, 2017 11:57 am
I'm so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Joe and Joan Mathews
Oct 3rd, 2017 7:00 am
Love and prayers from Aunt Joan and Joe.
Brant Beane
Oct 3rd, 2017 6:42 am
Condolences to the family of Gary Turner. I knew him for many years. He was a good man & a fine man to get to know. I know he will be sadly missed by all family members & friends.
Klint and Sheila Tedder
Oct 2nd, 2017 10:10 pm
April and Kaci, Please know that we are so very sorry to hear today about Garry. We both understand the loss of a dad, and want you to know that you have our heartfelt sympathy.
Kevin and Melanie Marshall
Oct 2nd, 2017 9:26 pm
Kaci, April and families, praying for you all in the loss of your Dad and the grandkids Poppie. Praying for Gods strength. grace and mercy in the upcoming days
Evelyn Turner Harpole
Oct 2nd, 2017 7:31 pm
So sorry to hear of cousin Garry's passing. Hugs,love and prayers .
Joyce Turner
Oct 2nd, 2017 7:21 pm
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!
Fred Mays
Oct 2nd, 2017 6:26 pm
Praying fro all the family and friends my god comfort you in this time of need ,
Brian white
Oct 2nd, 2017 5:07 pm
So sorry for the loss of your dad, I really liked old wolfy. Chrissie and I love all of you , and are also praying for y'all in this sad time.
Gayla Hill
Oct 2nd, 2017 4:38 pm
April and Kaci, so sorry to hear of your dads passing. May the Lord our savior be with you and your family at this time. M7KNW
Merriam and Uncle
Oct 2nd, 2017 4:23 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Beverly and Wesley Stone
Oct 2nd, 2017 3:07 pm
Kaci I am so sorry to hear about your loss, may you and your your family find peace and comfort during this difficult time.
James & Rhonda Mullen
Oct 2nd, 2017 1:14 pm
Kaci & Family, we are so very sorry about the loss of your Dad & Poppy. Please know we are thinking of all of you and praying that you will be granted an extra measure of strength at this time. We love each of you dearly !!
JoAnn Walters
Oct 2nd, 2017 12:34 pm
I'm so sorry about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Sheri Umholtz
Oct 2nd, 2017 11:23 am
Dear family, even though we have lost touch, please know our love never ceased. You are all in our prayers at this time. Sheri Umholtz and Aunt Mable Jo Umholtz

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