SIKESTON - Janice Lea Turner, 53, formerly of East Prairie, died at 12:48 p.m. Nov. 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 20, 1950, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Sye and Ollie Myers Atkinson, she had lived in Sikeston for the past nine years and was a member of the Sandywood Baptist Church near Sikeston.
On Feb. 18, 1969, at East Prairie, she married Larry A. Turner who survives of the home.
In addition to her husband, survivors include: three sons, Greg Turner, Mark Turner and Steven Turner of Sikeston; two daughters, Ashley Beard of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Brittany Turner of Sikeston; one stepson, Larry Joe Turner of Dallas, Texas; one stepdaughter, Kim Hopper of Texarkana, Texas; one brother, Bruce Atkinson of East Prairie; two sisters, Tammy Davenport of Charleston and Carolyn Sue Duke of Taylorville, Ill.; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation begins at 6 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Lloyd Lathum will officiate.
Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.