Sam Houston Turner, 74, of Dallas died Wednesday, February 8, 2017, in Dallas. Mr. Turner was born July3, 1942, in New Boston, Texas. He was a high explosive operator with Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant and a member of Prosperity Baptist Church.
Survivors include: one daughter, Vanessa Sims; nine sisters, Gladys Hasbrouck, Ethel Robinson, Virginia Minor, Dorothy Battle, Joyce Garvin, Lois Jackson, Carolyn Gooden, Felicia House and Tammy Thompson; nine brothers, Robert Turner, Lorenzo Turner, Don Noel, Chet Turner, Lynn Turner-Harris, Joe Thompson, Billy Thompson, Greg Thompson and Steve Thompson; granddaughter, Valencia Sims; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and many dear friends.
Services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday at Prosperity Baptist Church with David Hood officiating. Burial will be in Shady Gove Cemetery under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home. The body may be viewed noon to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the church.