Mass for Billy Gene Turman, 69, loving husband, father,
grandfather and brother, were held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday,
December 20, 2003 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in
Manvel, Texas where he attended services for 31 years. Interment
followed at St. Mary's cemetery in Caldwell, Texas.
Visitation was held from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00
p.m., Friday, December 19, 2003 in the Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn
Funeral Home in Rosenberg, Texas with a rosary being held at
Billy was born August 8, 1934 in New Baden,
Texas to Edward Turman and Lottie DewVall Turman He went home to
be with the Lord on December 18, 2003 in Missouri City, Texas.
He graduated from Marlin High School in
Marlin, Texas in 1952 and then entered the Marine Corps and
happily served his country for 2 years during the Korean
Conflict. Billy was a very honest and successful business man in
Harris and Fort Bend Counties for over 30 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents,
Edward and Lottie Turman, brothers, Louis, Red, Jerry and
Thelbert Turman; and sister, Audrey Southern.
Billy is survived by his loving wife of 47
years, Margaret Joyce Schoppe Turman of Fresno, Texas; children:
Gregory Jay Turman and wife, Linda, of Fresno, TX; Angela Rene
Turman and husband, Ronald Calvin Spell of Fresno, TX; Adrienne
Turman Petter and husband, Randolph William Petter, of Wallis,
TX; Patrick Gene Turman and wife, Jackie, of Needville, TX;
grandchildren: Matthew and Joel Turman, Zachary and Amanda
Turman, Chad and Ashley Spell; brothers and sisters: Mrs.
Dorothy Haas of Garland, TX, Mrs. Lillian Wilson of Houston, TX,
Mrs. Barbara Maza of Miami, FL, Mr. Ernest Lee Turman of Elm
Mott, TX, Mr. Marion Turman of Houston, TX, Mr. David Turman of
Garland, TX; grand-dogs: SimbaClaire, Tucker Ray, Julianne, Memo
and Emma; grand-cats: Jimmy Joe, Charlie and Buford.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in
Billy's name to The American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate,
P.O. Box 15186, Austin, TX 78761-5186 or The American Stroke
Association, Texas Affiliate, P.O. Box 15186, Austin, TX
Funeral arrangements are under the direction
of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd.,
Rosenberg, Texas 77471. 281-341-8800.