Darrell James Turner
September 13, 2013, 1:57 am by Staff Reports
Darrell James "Dick” Turner, 97, of Burnet left this world on Sept. 7, 2013. He was born March 16, 1916, at Cow Creek in Travis County, Texas to J.L. and Ada (Collier) Turner. He was married to Edna (Whitt) Turner for 64 years before her passing in 2001. They had an infant son, Dale Turner, who died in 1940.
Dick lived mostly in Burnet County in Bertram and Burnet and was in the cedar and trucking business and ranching all his life. As a young boy, he drove cattle to market down Congress Avenue in Austin with his dad.
He was a member of the Vanderveer Street Church of Christ in Burnet. Dick lived a very long and full life and will be dearly missed.
Dick is survived by his son, Butch Turner, and his wife, Linda, of Burnet, daughters Shiron Everett and husband, Bill, and Lana Odell and her husband, Virgil of Horseshoe Bay; three grandsons, Dewain Everett and wife, Lana, of Bertram, Ken Everett and wife Michelle and Darren Everett both of Burnet; granddaughter, Sheri Everett Waggoner of Burnet; three great grandchildren, Amber and Phillip Clark of Houston, Michael Everett and wife Crystal Everett of Burnet and Shanel Waggoner of Burnet. Dick is also survived by three great-great grandchildren, brothers G.H. Turner, D.L. Turner, sisters Lucille McAnally and husband Earl and Aline Morris, both of Bertram and Minnie Jo Phelps of San Angelo. He was also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home. Pallbearers named were Dewain Everett, Ken Everett, Darren Everett, Michael Everett, Philip Clark, and Art Johnson. Honorary pallbearers named were G.H. Turner, D.L. Turner, and Pepper Law. Condolences may be offered to www.clementswilcoxburnet.com.
Arrangements were made by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.
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