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Joel Londell Turner

September 3, 1933 — March 18, 2012

Joel Londell Turner, 78 of Searcy, passed away March 18, 2012 at White County Medical Center. Mr. Turner was born September 3, 1933 in Searcy. He was one of five children born to Jessie and Patience Turner.

Mr. Turner was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a member of Christ Temple Holiness Church. He loved to sing and all who knew him lovingly called him "DaddyRab." He will be missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his grandparents and parents, he was preceded in death by three of his siblings. Brother: Noel Turner, and Sisters: Violna Gates and Syviceie Dockens.

He is survived by his wife Ruby Turner of Searcy. Six sons: Kelvin Turner, Carl Turner, Brent "Bo" Turner and wife April, Anthony Turner, Edward Turner and Kenneth Turner all of Searcy. Five daughters: JoAnn Johnson, Nell Turner, Sue Williams, husband Teddy, Jill Crow and husband Mike, Hope Gaskin and husband Al. Twenty-five grandchildren, Two step grandchildren, and Seventeen great grandchildren; one sister, Althea Richards; two Aunts, Ellen Turner and Ruby Carey; and a very special cousin, Clarice Baker.

Visiting hours will be held Friday March 23rd from 6-8 PM at the Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday also at the Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home Chapel.

  • Visitation

    March 23, 2012
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Funeral Service

    March 24, 2012
    11:00 AM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Interment

    Gum Springs Cemetery

    Searcy, AR

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