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Wyatt Turner

December 20, 1942 — February 24, 2022


Wyatt A. Turner (W.A.), 79, passed away February 24, 2022, in Abilene.  Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the Central Baptist Church.  Visitation will be Monday, February 28, 2022, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be in Neinda Cemetery, directed by Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home.

Born December 20, 1942, in Bell County, W. A. was the son of the late John and Laura (Perry).  He married the love of his life Pirley Mae Sikes on February 12, 1969, in Anson.  He worked as a truck driver for over 43 years with Bilbo and Wade trucking.  W.A. was a strong believer reading his Bible daily.  He enjoyed long bike rides with his friends and working on bikes and mowers.  There is no greater love than a grandparent. W.A. enjoyed spending time and watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow-up.

Preceded in death by his parents; one grandson; two brothers, Joe Turner and J.W. Turner; three sisters, Verginia West, Patsy Perry, and Laura Allsbrooks; and one sister that died at birth, Mary Grace.

Survivors include his wife, Pirley Turner; children, Willie Turner, Debra Smith (Jay), James Turner (Holli), and Becky Breeding (Brian); nineteen grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren; siblings, Mildred Crouch, Evelyn Glover, Cecil Hale, and Helen Vann; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many cousins.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, February 28, 2022

6:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home

505 NW 5th St, Hamlin, TX 79520

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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