Gladys Pack Turner
Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Gladys Pack Turner, age 89, of Del Rio, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family and friends.

She was a member of Sand Hill Church of God in Jesus Name, Pastor Tommy Ball.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Joe Frank Turner, on October 29, 2012, her parents Noah and Kate Pack, sister and brother-in-law Jewelene and Arnold Ball, brother Frank Pack, and step-mother Altha Pack.

She is survived by her son Roger (June) Turner, daughters Sandra (Max) Phillips, Rita (John) Self, Mona (Buck) Schaffner, and a very special member of the family, Lonnie Sane; grandchildren Tim (Vickie) Turner, Tabatha (Rick) Messer, Shawn Necessary, Joe (Heather) Self, Jordan (Susie) Self, Craig (Emily) Phillips, Barry Phillips, Rachel (Wes) Callison, Joni (Brad) Hicks, Shawn Schaffner, and Katie Schaffner; seventeen great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other family and friends.

The family would like to say a special “Thank you” to Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice, Jeff Grigsby, and caregivers Brooke Turner Ramsey, Rachel Nease Worley, and Mary Turner.

The family will receive friends from 6:00—8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Manes Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Sand Hill Church of God in Jesus Name with Pastor Tommy Ball and Chaplain Colonel Eddie Young MCC officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tim Turner, Joe Self, Jordie Self, Eric Turner, Shane Messer, and Craig Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Turner, Barry Phillips, Shawn Necessary, and Shawn Schaffner.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

Copyright © 2014, The Newport Plain Talk