OWENSBORO — Thurman H. Turner, 79, of Owensboro, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at the Heartford House in Owensboro.  Thurman H. Turner was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Daviess County to the late Otis and Hazel Anderson Turner and was married to the former Lois Mae Turner on Aug. 31, 1974.  Thurman retired from Whirlpool of Evansville and earlier worked at Murphy-Miller of Owensboro. He was a member of Livermore Missionary Baptist Church and an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan. In addition to his parents, Thurman was preceded in death by a son, Jeff Tucker; a daughter, Theresa Jo Turner; a grandson, Shaun Peterson; a great-grandson, Blaine Jewell; a brother, Otis Turner; and a sister, Ilene Lyons.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Lois Turner; two sons, Ricky Turner and wife, Melanie of Owensboro and Donnie Tucker and wife, Debbie of Indianapolis; four daughters, Kathy Jewell and husband, Charlie, Sandy Roach and husband, Jeff, Karen Turner, and Penny Turner all of Owensboro; 29 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Bobby Turner of Louisville.

Funeral services were held at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Duke officiating. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Livermore. 

The Thurman H. Turner family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Livermore Missionary Baptist Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 287, Livermore, KY 42352.  Memorial contribution envelopes are available at Musters in Livermore. Share your memories and photos of Thurman at musterfuneralhomes.com.

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