J.D. Turner

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By The Staff

J.D. Turner, 78, of Owenton, died Feb. 15, 2009, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

Born Aug. 11, 1931, in Jamestown, he was the son of the late Winston and Agnes Pryor Turner. He was preceded in death by his brothers, John, Oscar, and Bules Turner; and his sister, Juanita Turner. Mr. Turner was a truck driver and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Carpenter Turner; one son, Randy Michael Turner of Dunkirk, Ind.; four daughters, Theresa Diana Prince of Montpelier, Ind., Dana Hildenbrandt of Montpelier, Ind., Eileen Turner of Burlington; Ann Marie Hernandez of Owenton; one brother, James Turner and his wife Linda of Montpelier, Ind.; four sisters, Geneva Dishman and her husband David of Montpelier, Ind., and Lorene “Polly” Dishman of Montpelier, Ind., Sharon Atkins of Decatur, Ind., and Irene Vanskyock of Muncie, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are being handled by McDonald & New Funeral Homes. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at the Seminary Street location. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Owenton Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent via mcdonaldandnew.com.