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Donnie Lee Turner (Plainview)

February 4, 1945 — February 6, 2023

Donnie Lee Turner (Plainview)

Donnie Lee Turner was born on February 4th, 1945 to William Malcolm Turner and Lola Lee (Price) Turner in Matador, TX. He Grew Up in Flomot, Texas. He graduated from Flomot High School in 1963.

He married Linda (Lackey) Turner on July 2nd, 1965 at her family home in the Cedar Hill Community of Floyd County, Texas.

Donnie was a man of many trades. He worked as a cowboy, dispatcher at Bell Helicopter, farmer, feedlot assistant manager, cotton gin owner, Motley County commissioner, and rancher. His favorite occupations that he loved were being a rancher and a cowboy.

He loved his cattle and horses. He not only loved animals, but he had a gift of animals loving him and doing things for and with him that no one else could accomplish. He was a saddle repairman and leather worker. He had a passion for trading and bartering.

He served his community by being a volunteer fireman, cemetery volunteer and President of the Flomot Water Supply board.

But the one love of his life was his wife Linda of 57 years and his fur babies Lexie Boo, Pinter and Lucy.

He is survived by his wife, Linda of Flomot. Brother Johnney (Carol Ann) of Canyon: Sister-In-Law Kimberly (Jeffrey) Erpelding of Plainview, and nephews Craig (Cathey) Turner, Clifton Turner, Cobey (Janell) Turner; nieces Rejeania (Bobby) Grimsley, Cindy (Dave) Morgan, and Heather (Scott) Blount. Great nephews and nieces Cassidy Langer, Carley Turner, Hadley Turner, Hollis Turner, Skylar Blount, Cash Blount, Jody Grimsley, Jordan Morgan, Dylan Morgan, Gemma Turner, Harper Turner, Lola Turner, and Ronin Turner.

He is also survived by special friends Abel Flores, Todd Washington, Clint Ware, and Rex Yeary.

He is preceded in death by his parents Malcolm and Lola Turner, brother Dean Turner, and brother Benney Turner.

Services will be officiated by Salt Jones of Lubbock. Graveside service will be held on Monday, February 20th at Flomot cemetery at 2:30 P.M. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.

Pallbearers will be Rex Yeary, Clint Ware, Todd Washington, Abel Flores, Cobey Turner, Hollis Turner, Hadley Turner, Craig Turner, and Pepper Jones.

In lieu of flowersthe family suggest memorial be made to the Flomot Cemetery Association, Flomot Volunteer Fire Department or the charity of your choice. 

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Monday, February 20, 2023

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