Elva J. Turner

Elva J. Turner, 85, of Monticello died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at her home. She was born February 24, 1934 in Drew County to the late Sam and Sallie Victoria Wherry.

She was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Lavern Turner; her parents, five sisters, Roxanna Ambrose, Fannie Partee, Sammie Lee McCray and Mary Frances Avery; and her son, Larry Turner. 

Survivors include two children, Angela Evertt and Sofonda Turner, both of Monticello; one brother, Julius Wherry of Monticello; two grandchildren, Michael Turner of Oklahoma City and Spangela Lindsey of Monticello; three great-grandchildren, Neya Sarille, Rave Sarille and Jnary Roberts of Oklahoma City; and one sister-in-law, Lillie B. Wherry of Monticello.

Funeral services were Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church with burial following in Oakland Cemetery.  Arrangements were by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. 

Online guestbook: www.stephensondearman.com.

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