Betty Turner

July 17, 1931December 31, 2012

Betty Jean Turner, age 81 of Bertram passed away Monday, December 31, 2012. She was born in Sinton, Texas July 17, 1931 to Forest Holloway and Susie Vickers Holloway. She married D.L. “Punk” Turner in Bertram on December 27, 1954 and just celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary. Betty was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who truly worshiped her special granddaughters.

She enjoyed cooking, keeping her house spotless and working in her yard. Betty looked forward to getting her hair done on Thursdays and afterwards going shopping for groceries. Going out to eat and visiting with her family and friends were things she cherished to the very end.

Betty is survived by her loving and faithful husband D.L. “Punk” Turner of Bertram, daughter Teresa Jean Ellis and her husband Lee of Grand Junction, Colorado, granddaughters Kathryne and Emma and brother Theodore Holloway and his wife Margaret of Leander. Betty is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who loved her very much. She was preceded in death by her brothers James William Holloway, Gladden (Jack) Holloway, Douglas Holloway and sisters Edna Moore and Nell Smith.

A memorial service in memory of Betty will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013, at 11:00 am at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Chapel in Burnet with Ronnie Brooks officiating.

Memorial contributions in memory of Betty can be made to the Bertram Volunteer Fire Department or to the Joann Cole Mitte Memorial Library in Bertram. The family would to thank the nurses and staff of Bertram Nursing and Rehab and Danielle for their love and care of Betty.

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  • Memorial Service Thursday, January 3, 2013

Betty Turner

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