Obituary for Delbert Turner Jr.

Delbert “Dub” Eugene Turner, Jr., 76, of Jonesboro, Arkansas was born Nov. 9, 1944 in Paragould, Arkansas to Delbert Eugene, Sr. and Ellen Ophelia (Sullens) Turner and passed away June 6, 2021 in Wister.

A memorial service will be

A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Emerson Funeral Home Chapel in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

Dub was self-employed. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Dub was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. He will be missed greatly by all whom loved and knew him.

Surviving family members are his wife of 44 years, Judy Turner; one daughter: Tiffaney Rodatz and husband Jason; two sons Gene Turner and wife Redena, and Brad Turner and wife Angie; four sisters Tina Gandy and husband Bo, Judy Dunn, Joy Nugent and Becky Shipman and husband Terry; eight grandchildren Heath Fields and wife Marissa, Erin Faulkner and husband Jamie, Kelsey Dillinger and husband Daniel, Waylon Turner and wife Skylar, Taelor Collier and husband Jason, Kandace Rodatz and husband Chad, Elyssa McGee and husband Luke, and Grant; 11 great-grandchildren Jeremy, Halle, Gabriella, and Arya Fields

Holland Davis, Kamreigh Kirk, Lane and Bailey Dillinger, Luke and Lincoln Collier, and Raylee McGee; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a host of many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert Eugene, Sr. and Ellen Ophelia Turner; and a great-granddaughter, Haven Fields.

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