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Lois Irene Turner

Lois Irene Turner, 68, of Louisiana died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Saturday at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana with the Rev. Robert Hut-sell officiating.

Visitation was from 10 a.m., until time of service at the funeral home. Cremation rites were followed ac-cording to her wishes.

She was born Sept. 6, 1951 in Louisiana in their home to Ernest Carl Sr. and Hazel Irene Whitaker Lafferty along with her spiritual mother and very, very best friend, Ms. Darnell Butler.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her spiritual mother, a sister, Linda Louise McBee, brothers, Abraham Larry Lafferty, Robert Earl Lafferty, Charles Michael Lafferty, Samuel Lafferty, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She fell in love with her husband and her best friend, Lloyd “Duke” Eugene Turner, Sr. in October 1967, which was over 53 years together. During that time, they conceived a son, Lloyd “Pete” Turner, Jr., a daughter, Karla Sue Turner Lynn, and son, Abraham Larry Dewayne Turner, all of Louisiana. Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were her life.

Lois was a nurse (LPN) most of her life and she retired in the 90’s due to illness. She was led by the Lord, Jesus Christ to open up a Helps Ministry in 1997, which she did up to the time of her death. She became an ordained minister in 1998 where she practiced her beliefs through the (L.E.O.) Louisiana Evangelistic Outreach. She was a full-time member of the Praying Hands Ministries Pentecostal Church in Louisiana.

Honorary pallbearers were Beckie Chatman, Denice Smith, Grace Ncube, Liz Ncube, Chelsey Clark, Vivian Douglace, and Samatha Edwards.

Memorial donations may be given to the family, c/o the funeral home.

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