Julian Pernell Turner, Jr.

Brother Julian Pernell Turner, Jr. sunrise came on Good Friday, March 30, 2018 in Jamaica, NY.  He was born at Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX on June 22, 1948 to the late MSgt. Julian P. Turner, Sr. (born in Montgomery County MD) and the late Pearl B. Clark Turner (born in Rapides Parish). Julian was baptized at an early age by Rev. E. K. Robinson at Starlight Missionary Baptist Church in DeRidder, LA.  He later became a faithful member of Truth Faith Pentecostal Church, Jamaica, NY.  


Julian was preceded in death by the following:  his wife Evangelist Diann Stokes-Turner; his brothers Chester Seymore and Edward C. Turner (Pee Wee); his sister Elizabeth R. Seymore Harris (Lizzie Ruth); his son-in-law Michael Kempf. He leaves to cherish his memories:  one daughter – Rhonda D. Turner Kempf of Savannah, GA; one son – Rickey D. Turner (Tranessa) of Florida; and their mother Geraldine T. Ashworth; one brother – Floyd Seymore (Betty) of Natchitoches, LA; three sisters – Martha Seymore Archinard (Thomas) of Lake Charles, LA; Brenda J. Turner Baker of Charlotte, NC: Dorenda E. Turner of Pearland, TX; Deborah J. Turner Guillory (Nathaniel) of Lake Charles, LA.  Also…Grandchildren Michael, Anthony, Dominique Kempf; Gracie, Elijahawon, Ricky, Julian, Devoughn, Rakessa, Travonna Turner; Great-grandchildren Elena and Honesty Kempf; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, greats, and friends in Jamaica, NY, DeRidder, LA, Lake Charles, LA, Charlotte, NC, Huntsville, AL, Orlando, FL, Murfreesboro, TN…


There will be a graveside memorial service honoring our loved one on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 4PM at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, LA.   Prayers by Reverend Kenneth Harris (nephew) and Reverend John Crosby.