Sammie Faye Turner

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Sammie Turner

Sammie Faye Turner

June 16, 1949

February 14, 2018

Sammie Faye Turner passed away Feb. 14, at her home in Kirven at the age of 68. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Mexia State Supported Living Center’s All Faiths Chapel with Chaplain Karen Hulsey and Rev. Tommy Lance officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery in Kirven. Corey Current, Michael Carter, Keith Roberson, Mason Roberson, Blake Davis, Tucker Davis, Carter Davis, and James Kitchens served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Hall and Rodney Latham. Visitation with the family was from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in Mexia. Sammie was born June 16, 1949 in Fairfield to Sam and Omah Faye Lance Carter. She graduated from Fairfield High School and received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas in Tyler. She retired in August 2017 from the Mexia State Supported Living Center after 33 years of service as an Administrative Assistant. Sammie was a loving mother who lived her entire life for her children. She was an active participant and supporter in any and everything that involved her children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren. One of the many things she enjoyed was keeping score for the local baseball and softball games, especially during tournaments.


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