Mary Turner Obituary

Mary Turner, age 86, of Cove, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at her home surrounded by family. She was born on Saturday, September 19, 1936 to Willie and Bonnie Little Anglin in Rich Mountain, Arkansas.


Mary was very funny, always telling jokes and making people laugh. Mary loved her family and Jesus very much. She really enjoyed fishing on the river as well as hiking in the woods. Mary enjoyed traveling, Hawaii was a favorite of hers that she always talked about. She got to see many different places while serving proudly in the United States Air Force. After the military she became a registered nurse and it was definitely her calling. She was stationed at West Palm Beach, Florida and loved the environment. She took great pride in being a good and compassionate nurse, always doing her best to care for people. She retired from Mena Regional Health System after many years of being an Intensive Care Nurse. Mary was always taking pictures and really loved to be out in nature, watching birds and wildlife. She cherished every moment spent with her grandchildren and loved them with all her heart. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.


She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Bobby Ralph Turner; three brothers, Martin Anglin, Marvin Lee Anglin, and Benny Anglin; and two sisters, Nancy Evelyn Joplin and Samanthia Evans. Mary is survived by two daughters and son in law, Bonnie Anglin of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Becky and Ajay Bhan of Cove; two sons and daughters in law, Bobby Ralph Turner Jr. and wife, Cynthia, of Raceland, Louisiana and Billy Martin Turner and wife, Jeanne of Heavener, Oklahoma; two brothers and sister in law, Landon Anglin of Mena, and William Frosty and Beverly Anglin of Mena; two sisters and brothers in law, Debbie and Mike Jackson of Rich Mountain, Barbara and Douglas Powell of Oden; grandchildren whom she lived, Sahil Bhan, Sid Bhan, Neelam Bhan and many other grandchildren; great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces and a host of other relatives and friends.


No services are planned at this time. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas. Online




11-13-22 7:27 PM KAWX.ORG