Billy (Sonny) Turner
Billy (Sonny) Turner, age 85, of Silverton, passed from this life on February 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Silverton Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. at the Moore-Rose Visitation Parlor in Silverton. Arrangements are under the direction of Moore-Rose Funeral Home.
Billy was born March 14, 1932 in Colin County, Texas to Hardin and Lillie (Riddle) Turner. Billy attended school in Lockney. He married Juanell Russell on June 26, 1958. He was in combat in the Korean Conflict where he honorably served the in the United States Army. Billy worked as a welder and he was a proud resident of Silverton where he lived for over 57 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Gary Turner and his five brothers, Clifford, W.A., Carl, Bill and C.L.
Billy is survived by his wife, Juanell Turner of Silverton, his two sisters, Ravanell Cummings and his twin Maxine Griffith and three grandchildren, Erika, Garrett and Alexis.