TURBERVILLE, Mrs. Ollie V. Koch of Houston. Age 81. Died 5/31/1983 (Tuesday) at her residence in Houston. Services held (Friday) in Condra Funeral Home in Taylor. Burial in Thorndale City Cemetery. Revs. Hugh F. Stultz and George Frye officiated. She was BORN 1/30/1902 and lived in Thorndale before moving to Houston. SURVIVORS: Husband, Clyde J. Turberville of Houston; 2 granddaughters, Mrs. Belinda Stanley of Conroe, Mrs. Sandra Horne of Houston; 2 grandsons, Bill Beal of Ft.Worth, Ben Beall of Houston; 5 great-grandchildren, number of nieces and nephews, including Mrs. D.M. Phillips and Mrs. Iva Lee Graham, both of Thorndale. SS Death Benefit on #460-32-1577 under Ollie Koch.
TURNER, Alvie R. of Nile Comm. & Thorndale. Age 65. Died 10/1966 (Wed.) in an Austin hospital following an illness of 16 months. Services held (Sat.) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel in Rockdale. Burial in Salty Cemetery. Rev. Dan Thompson, pastor of the Trinity Methodist Church of Thorndale, officiated. He was BORN 1/12/1897 near Thorndale, the son of the late J.C. and Annie Guthrie Turner and had been a lifelong resident of the area. Married Miss Katye Hilton on 1/19/1919. He was a retired farmer of the Nile Comm. and had lived in town for past 8 years. Member of the Salty Methodist Church having joined in 1914. SURVIVORS: Wife, Katye Turner; daughter, (Delta) Mrs. Olan Miller of Austin; 2 grandchildren, Michele and Bruce Miller of Austin; 2 sisters, Mrs. Joe Burkhart and Miss Myrtle Turner of Taylor; 3 brothers, Dewey B. Turner of Taylor. J.C. Turner and S.D. Turner of Thorndale; number of nieces and nephews.
TURNER, Baby Glenda Gale (Gi-Gi) of Tyler. Age 8-months. Died 2/14/1973 in a Tyler hosptial. Funeral services held 2/16 at the Burks-Walker Funeral Home in Tyler. Burial in Turner family plot in Oak Hill Cemetery at Cameron. Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in charge of burial arrangements. Daughter of M/M Tommy Turner of Tyler. Mr. Turner is the nephew of Mrs. Sarah Skrivanek and had lived in Rockdale with M/M Skrivanek as a youth. He had lived in Tyler for the past 3 years, where he is a school teacher. SURVIVORS: Parents, brother, Jonas, 2-1/2 years old.
TURNER, Harold Creighton of San Antonio. Age 66. Died 6/1986. Services held (Wed.) 6/18 at Mission Park Funeral Chapel in San Antonio. Burial in the Mission Burial Park South. Rev. George McDill officiated. Pallbearers were Turner's fellow Civil Services Supervisors. He was BORN 9/30/1919 in Thorndale, the son of Lester D. & Frankie Stutts Turner. He lived in San Antonio since 1947. Was a veteran of WW-2 and retired from Civil Services at Kelly Field after 34 yrs. Preceded in death by a brother, Billy Jack Turner. SURVIVORS: Wife, Josephine of San Antonio; 2 daughters, Mrs. Art (Barbara) Govett, Mrs. Carolyn Stefonic; sister, Mrs. H.R. (Yvonne) Gregory; 4 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. SS Death Benefit on #461-16-4548.
TURNER, John Claude of Nile Comm. Age 81. Died ?/1959 (Tuesday). Services held (Thursday) in Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial in family plot at Salty Cemetery. Rev. C.E. Isom, pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, officiated. He was BORN John Claude Turner on 2/01/1878 in the Hamilton Chapel Comm. to the late Joe & Bert Turner. Married Miss Annie Jane Guthrie on 2/18/1895. His wife preceded him in death on 1/10/1954. He was a farmer by vocation and had resided in the Nile Comm. for more than 60 years. He was a man that had many friends and was known as a man of unquestionable honesty. Member of the Methodist Church. SURVIVORS: 2 daughters, Mrs. Ola Burkhart of Taylor and Miss Myrtle Turner of Thorndale; 4 sons, Alvie Turner, J.C. Turner, Jr. and S.D. Turner of Thorndale, Boyd Turner of Copeland; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Jim Bishop of Brownwood; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ida Taylor of Brownwood and Mrs Ada Abernathy of Houston.
*TURNER, Jr., John Claud of Thorndale. Age 82. Died 3/15/1993 (Monday) in Sweetbriar Nursing Home in Taylor. Graveside services held (Wed.) 3/17/1993 at Salty Cemetery. Rev. Howard Buchanan officiated. BORN 8/13/1910 in Milam Co., the son of John C. and Annie Jane Guthrie Turner. He was a farmer and rancher. Married Ollia Holland on 11/4/1931. She preceded him in death in 1989, as did 1 sister and 3 brothers. SURVIVORS: Son, H. D. (Pee Wee) Turner & wife, Rosalie of Thorndale; sister-in-law, Mrs. Carmel Turner of Thorndale; 4 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 step-great-grandchild. SS Death Benefit on #457-30-4310 under J. Turner. (*2)
TURNER, Mrs. Katye Hilton of Austin. Age 98. Died 2/23/1988 in Austin's Four Seasons Nursing Home. Services held (Thursday) 2/25 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Rockdale. Burial in Salty Cemetery. She was BORN 1/14/1890 to William F. & Mary Elizabeth Brown Hilton of the Salty Comm. Married Alvie R. Turner on 1/19/1919. Mr. Turner was a farmer in the Nile Comm. and died 11/14/1962. Member of Salty Methodist Church at an early age. SURVIVORS: Daughter, Mrs. Delta T. Miller of Austin; sister, Mrs. Eleese Pratt of Port Arthur; 2 grandchildren, Mrs. Mary Michele Sewell and Bruce T. Miller, both of Austin; 3 great-grandsons; 2 sisters-in-law, Mrs. Myrtle Turner Webber of Taylor and Mrs. Carmel Turner of Thorndale; 2 brothers-in-law, J.C. Turner, Jr. and S.D. Turner, both of Thorndale. SS Death Benefit on #456-86-9040.
TURNER, Lester D. of San Antonio, formerly of Thorndale. Age 73. Died ?/1959. Services held (Monday) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel, Rockdale. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Rev. Roy C. Brewton, pastor of First Christian Church, Rockdale, officiated.. He was BORN 10/29/1886 near Milano, son of the late W.D. & Annie Hairston Turner. Educated in Rockdale Public Schools, graduating with honors. Graduated from Toby's Business College of Waco. Married Miss Frances Stutts of Rockdale, who preceded him in death in 9/54, also a son, Billy, in 1951. Long time member of the Christian Church. Resided in Thorndale from 1915 to 1940. Manager of the Thorndale Oil Mill. Engaged in cotton buying and the produce business. During WW-2 he worked with the Civil Service and after living in Rockdale for 10 years moved to San Antonio. SURVIVORS: Son, Harold C. Turner of San Antonio; daughter, (Yvonne) Mrs. H.R. Gregory, San Antonio; 4 grandchildren, Sharon Gregory; Barbara and Annie Carol Turner; and Billy Turner Black; 2 sisters, Miss Nettie Turner and Mrs. Letitia Smith of Rockdale; brother, Homer H. Turner of Bay City.
TURNER, Miss Nettie of Rockdale. Age 78. Died 9/64 (Sunday) in a Taylor hospital following a 10-month illness. Services held (Tuesday) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel in Rockdale. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Rev. Allison Joyce, pastor of First Christian Church, Rockdale, officiated. She was BORN 3/22/1886 and lifelong resident of Milam Co. Retired school teacher, having taught for 49 years, two times in the local school system. Retired in 1958. Member of Christian Church, of the OES 23, American Legion Aux. and quite active in civic affairs. Preceded in death by parents and 2 brothers. SURVIVORS: Sister, Mrs. Letty T. Smith, Rockdale; brother, Homer Turner of Bay City; 2 nephews, Harold Turner of San Antonio, Bobby Turner of Bay City; niece, Mrs. H.R. (Yvonne) Gregory of San Antonio, 3 great-nieces and 1 great-nephew. SS Death Benefit on #467-24-5278.
TURNER, Mrs. Ollie (J. C.) of Salty Community. Age 68. Died 4/1982 (Monday) in the Taylor Hospital. Services held (Tuesday) in Phillips & Luckey Memorial Chapel in Rockdale. Burial in Salty Cemetery. She was BORN 2/10/1914 and was a lifelong resident of Salty Comm. SURVIVORS: Husband, J.C. Turner of Salty Comm.; son, H.D. "Pee-Wee" Turner of Salty; 2 brothers, Cecil Holland of Junction and Jim Holland of Flatonia; 3 sisters, Mrs. Alta Goff of Granger, Mrs. Maude Tell of El Paso and Mrs. Loyce Zealger of Baytown; 4 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #461-76-5684.
TURNER, S. D. of Nile Comm. near Thorndale. Age 76. Died 8/31/1989 (Thursday) in Seton Medical Center, Austin, after a short illness. Graveside funeral services held (Sat.) in Salty Cemetery near Thorndale. Revs. Howard Buchanan and Jim Turner officiated. BORN 8/8/1913 near Salty to M/M John Claude & Annie Guthrie Turner. Married Carmel Bryant 10/27/1934 in Temple. He was employed for 45 years by Thorndale Co-Op as a ginner and also was a farmer and rancher. Member of the Baptist Church. Preceded in death by son, Sammy Donald Turner on 1/29/1959, 2 brothers, Alvie and Dewey Turner, sister, Ola Burnhart, also his parents, John Claude and Annie Turner. Memorials to American Cancer Society. SURVIVORS: Wife, Carmel Turner of the Nile Comm.; son, Allen B. Turner of Thorndale; daughter, Stella Youngblood of Rockdale; brother, J.C. Turner, Jr. of Thorndale; sister, Myrtle Webber of Rockdale; 3 grandchildren, Mary Fleming and Kathy Thornton of Rockdale and Donna Sue Currie of Austin; 3 great-grandchildren, Donnie Fleming, Bryan Thornton and Clay Thornton all of Rockdale. SS Death Benefit on #453-16-9218 under S. Turner.
TURNER, Sammy D. of Thorndale. Age 15. Died 1/29/1959 (Thursday) (in paper 2/5/1959) due to injuries incurred during the Elgin-Thorndale football game in December. He had ungone exploratory surgery in a Temple hospital. Services held (Friday) at Phillips & Luckey Chapel in Rockdale. Burial in family plot at Salty Cemetery. Rev. Charles L. Shadle, pastor of the Trinity Methodist Church, Thorndale, officiated. Honorary pallbearers were the 1958 Football Team. Donald was BORN 6/9/1943 at Thorndale. Received education in the local school and was a member of the sophomore class. Member of the FFA and the football team. SURVIVORS: Parents, M/M. S.D. Turner; sister, Stella Ann, Mrs. Jake Youngblood of Brookshire; brother, Allen B. Turner of Thorndale; grandfather, J.C. Turner; 3 aunts; 3 uncles; 2 nieces and a host of other relatives. Schools closed Friday through respect for Donald. picture
TYLER, Mrs. Barbara (A. R.) of Rockdale. Age 82. Died 8/1974 (Friday) in the Manor Oaks Nursing Home after being in failing health for the past couple of months. Services held (Sunday) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel, Rockdale. Burial in IOOF Cemetery. Rev. Timothy Griffin of the First Christian Church officiated. She was BORN 9/29/1891 in Milam Co. to M/M. Henry Spill. Married Albert R. Tyler on 4/17/1909 in Rockdale. Longtime member of above church in Rockdale and a member of the church's "Loyal Ladies" Sunday School class. Also member of the "Busy Bees' quilting group. Preceded in death by her husband in 1946. SURVIVORS: Son, Henry Tyler of Rockdale; 3 daughters, Mrs. Bennie D. Williams, Mrs. W.B. Summers, and Miss Alberta Tyler, all of Rockdale; sister, Mrs. Hattie Stutts of San Antonio; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #456-86-9524.
TYLER, Eugene (Jiggs) of Thorndale & Austin. Age 53. Died 1/1966 (Monday) in an Austin hospital. Services held (Wed.) at Hyltin-Manor Funeral Home, Austin. (Burial not mentioned). "Jiggs" as he was known had been a resident of Austin since 1936 and had been employed at the State Commission of the Blind for 20 years. Lived at 5804 Shoalwood Blvd., Austin. Member of Memorial Methodist Church and Austin Lodge No. 12, AF & AM. Preceded in death by his father, and 2 brothers, Curtis and Robert Tyler. SURVIVORS: Wife, Vivian Tyler, Austin; mother, Mrs. R.A. Tyler, Rockdale; son, Danny Ray Tyler, Austin; daughter, Banita Tyler, Austin. SS Death Benefit on #449-01-1277.
TYLER, John W. of Rockdale. Age 77. Died 9/1969 (Friday) (in paper 9/25/69) in an Austin hospital after a lengthy illness. Services held (Sat.) from Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Rockdale. Burial in IOOF Cemetery. Rev. D.D. Simpson, of First Baptist Church, officiated. He was BORN 8/27/1892 near Rockdale, son of M/M. James H. Tyler. Married Miss Annie Obier in 1916 in Rockdale. He was a lifelong resident of Rockdale and a farmer/rancher. SURVIVORS: Wife, Annie Tyler of Rockdale; 2 sons, Dan Tyler of Houston and Johnnie M. of Lexington; 3 daughters, Mrs. Lucille Holliman, Rockdale, Mrs. Susie Mae Garner and Mrs. Tommie Nell Roach, both of Houston; 3 brothers, Roy Tyler of Austin, Arthur Tyler of Moulton and Pete Tyler of Kyle; 3 sisters, Mrs. Vernon (Millie) Guthrie of Thorndale, Mrs. Susie Parker of Shreveport, LA., and Mrs. Willie Mae Climer of Austin; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit of #457-70-0206.
TYLER, Robert A. of 628 Ackerman, Rockdale. Age 81. Died ?/1961 (Friday) unexpectedly at his home after retiring for the night. Services held (Sunday) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in IOOF Cemetery. Rev. Frank Buechley, of First Christian Church, officiated. He was BORN 4/07/1880 in Lee Co., where he spent his early childhood. His parents were M/M. Robert Tyler. Married to Miss Artie Lois Sheckles on 10/07/1909 in Cameron. The couple resided in San Gabriel Comm. for a brief time, later locating in Thorndale. For the past 29 years the family lived in Rockdale. He was a retired employee of Dow Chemical Co. at Freeport. Member of the First Christian Church of Thorndale. He continued an active life until his death. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Artie Lois Tyler of Rockdale; 3 sons, Curtis Earl of Enid, OK; Eugene and Robert Lee Tyler, both of Austin; 4 brothers, Jack J. of Rogers; John R. of Cotulla; Luther C. and Charlie C. Tyler, both of Austin; sister, Mrs. Luna Burh of Houston; 5 grandchildren.
TYLER, Robert L. (Bob) of Austin. Age 49. Died ?/1963 (Wed.) in an Austin hospital. Services held (Friday) Wilkie Clay Funeral Home in Austin. Burial in Forest Oaks Memorial Park. Rev. Milton Dare officiated. He was the youngest son of Mrs. Artie S. Tyler & the late Alec Tyler. BORN c.1914 and reared in Thorndale, had made his home in Austin for 23 years. Employed by Central Freight Lines. Member of First Christian Church and a veteran of WW-2. SURVIVORS: Wife; mother, Mrs. Artie Tyler of Rockdale; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Knorre of Biloxi, MS. and Miss Kay Tyler of Austin; son, Bentley Tyler of Austin and brother, Eugene (Jiggs) Tyler of Austin.
TYLER, Roy of Elgin. Age 73. Died 1/4/1975 (Sat.) (in paper 1/16/75). Services held (Monday) from the Hyltin-Manor Funeral Home in Austin. Burial in Austin Memorial Park. He was BORN 5/22/1901. SURVIVORS: Wife, Fay Jones Tyler; son, Swain Tyler of Lytle; daughter, Dorothy Powell of Elgin; sisters, Millie Guthrie of Thorndale, Willa Maye Climber of Austin; brother, Pete Tyler of Kyle; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. SS Death Benefit on #459-10-1594.
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