Johnnie Lou (Turner)


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Johnnie Lou (Turner) Gant

Aug 05 1916 - Aug 05 2008

Funeral services honoring the life of Johnnie Lou (Turner) Gant, age 92 of McKinney, will be held at 10:00am, Friday, August 8th at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home with Brother Hubert Long officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. Johnnie was born on August 5th, 1916 and was the daughter of W.S. (Sam) Turner and Mary Anne (Amborn) Turner of Wylie, Texas. At an early age, she lost both parents and became a resident of the I.O.O.F Widow and Orphan Home at Corsicana, TX where she graduated June 1 1935 and then attended The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor. On July 12th, 1937, she married Clarence D. Gant. Johnnie was a devoted Christian and a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Johnnie is survived by her two daughters, Barbara Litchford of McKinney and Carol Green of Balch Springs; five grandchildren, Kammy Destremps, Mike Green, Cary Litchford, Sheri Litchford, and Kevin Perkins. 8 great grandchildren Stephanie Delgado, Beth Endsley, Casey Endsley, Justin Endsley, Yancey Green, Seth Parker, and Jerod Perkins; and numerous great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters Eva, Nettie, and Marie, and 1 brother, Terry. Her husband Clarence died on June 18th, 2000. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Thursday evening, August 7th, beginning at 6pm at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, TX 75013.
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