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Memorial Service

Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations
Saturday May 21st, 2022

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Craig Alan Turner

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Craig Alan Turner, 55, of Yantis, returned to his Heavenly home on Saturday, May 14, 2022 with his family by his side.

Craig was born in Grand Saline, Texas on July 7, 1966 to parents Billy J. and Frances Nell Taylor Turner. As a young kid he loved to ride dirt bikes and fish. He graduated from Mineola High School then went on to Tyler Junior College and finished his college career at TSTC Waco where he received his machinist certification. On June 1, 2004 Craig married his love, Paula Marie Alfred. They started their life together in Quitman and in 2016 they moved to the Lake Fork area. In his spare time he loved to play pool and was a former member of the APA pool league, enjoyed fishing, going to the dirt track races on Saturday nights, but most of all he loved being “Pops.”

Craig is preceded in death by his father, Billy J. Turner.

He is survived by his wife Paula Turner of Yantis; his mother, Frances Nell Turner of Mineola; 3 children, Slade Turner of Dallas, Jacob Alfred of Yantis, and Alyssa Alfred also of Yantis; 2 sisters, Traci Crane and husband David of Mineola, and Karen Lawson of Mineola; 2 brothers, Scott LaFon of Somerville, and Jimmy Turner and wife Vicky of Meridian; 1 grandchild Kayson Driver; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends who will miss him dearly.

Memorial services for Craig will be held 10:00AM Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Lowe-Gardner Funerals & Cremations. 

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Service Program


A candle was lit in memory of Craig Turner

Sweet Expressions May 23 2022 1:25 PM

You are in our prayers. Craig was such a kind soul & had a special place in my parents & my heart. GOD bless. Love, Gil & Judy Rahuba & Lynda Rahuba-Ugalde

Lynda May 18 2022 10:48 PM

Praying for Paul and family. Sorry for your loss.

Cecie Matthews May 18 2022 1:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Craig Turner

Cecie Matthews May 18 2022 1:39 PM

Praying for Paula and all the family

Linda Davis May 18 2022 7:59 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Craig Turner

Alesia Smith May 17 2022 7:00 PM

Paula you are in our thoughts and prayers. We will be out of town on Saturday. Praying for your comfort and peace. Love Shana and Colin Kovic

Shana Kovic May 17 2022 4:42 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Craig Turner

Ola Mae Stuckey May 17 2022 9:16 AM

You are in my prayers. Love you Jerry and Betty Dean

Betty Dean May 16 2022 7:08 PM

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Betty Dean May 16 2022 6:56 PM

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