Dorothy Ward Turner

79 year old Dorothy Ward Turner of Smithville died Monday. She was a member of the Temple Baptist Church and was a retired owner and operator of Sportsman Restaurant. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Eugene Adkins will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos and Ruth Murphy Ward. Survivors include her husband, Arvid Turner of Smithville. Two daughters, Sue and Ronnie Cook of Smithville and Brenda and Jeff Safranik of Wisconsin. Three sons, Tim Mullins of Smithville, J.R. and Loretta Mullins of McMinnville, and Dylan Roller of Smithville. Seven grandchildren, Angie Moreno of Illinois, Desiree Ferrell of Smithville, Christopher McPherson of Smithville, Tim Mullins, Jr. of Smithville, Greg Taylor of Mt. Juliet, Jeffrey Safranik of Wisconsin, and Cheryl Knuth of Wisconsin. Twelve great grandchildren. Two sisters, Bootsie Cash of Smithville and JoAnn and Tim Bradford of Smithville. Two brothers, Buck and Donna Ward of Smithville and David and Marcia Ward of Alabama. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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