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Barbara TurnerPassing: July 27, 2011


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday,Jul.29,2011, 7:30 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday,Jul.29,2011, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Talbott Cemetery


MITCHELL — Barbara Turner, 73, Mitchell, passed away at 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at her residence.

Born March 3, 1938, in Bardstown, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Thomas Woodrow and Mary Magdalene (Hahn) Janes. She was married to Kenneth Johnson and her second marriage was to Sam Turner, both of whom preceded her in death.

For many years she was a waitress at Jack’s Lounge, and had attended Mt. Horeb Baptist Church.

Surviving: daughters,
Debbie (John) Alton, Vincennes
Cathy S. (Joe) Lee, Mitchell
Shelley (Randy) Wigley, Mitchell
Lori (Larry) Parker, Bedford
Mary “Marie” Crouch, Orleans
6 grandchildren
5 great grandchildren
Woodrow Janes, Georgia
half sisters,
Brenda Leach, Bedford
Diane Pittenger, Louisville

Her father and two grandchildren preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Wade Judy officiating. A private family service will be Saturday at Talbott Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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13 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: James and Vicky Ely | Bowling Green, KY
    Date: August 28, 2011
    Our condolences go out to the Family.
  2. Guest: Peg McCameron | Mitchell, IN
    Date: July 29, 2011
    I remember Barb when I was a teenager growing up. She was always the bright light in the room, such a wonderful personality. Always such a wonderful smile on her face to cheer everyone up!
  3. Guest: Connie Stoll | Evansville , IN
    Date: July 29, 2011
    Dear girls, (I remember you as young girls :)) just want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers as you lose your momma to a better world. God bless and be with each of you. He is there for you. Love ya all. Connie and Oren
  4. Guest: Beth Terry Blondell | Mitchell, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I have so many fond memories of her stories when she would come home after working at Jack's. What a funny lady she was. Love you all!!
  5. Guest: Helen Sharpe | Mitchell, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    I am so sorry for you loss . Barb was my neighbor for many years . she was like a mother to us and a grandmother to my grandkids that loved her very much,I will surely Miss her sittinng in her window. And sending her food for thanksgiving and christmas and of course her fav persimmon pudding!! and mushrooms.. i will truly Miss her all of the family has my prayers during this time ..... R>I>P> Barb we all love you
  6. Guest: Debbie (Fortner) Fleenor Elkins | Williams, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    "Little" Debbie, Cathy, Shelley and Lori, I am so very saddened to hear about your Mom. She was such a special lady. I will always remember spending time at your house when we were neighbors. Your Mom and Dad were both so nice and fun to be with. I loved them both. May God comfort your hearts. Love you all very much. "Big" Debbie
  7. Guest: Mike & Patty Richardson | Orleans, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    Debbie, Cathy, Shelley, & Lori, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during the loss of your mom. I have a lot of fond memories of time spent with her and your dad some years ago. We will hopefully see all of you on Friday. We love you! Mike & Patty Richardson
  8. Guest: Delbert Wray | Salem, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you girls at this time of loss. Mom was so proud of each one of you. Always remember, His strength can be found in our weakness, and that strength is spelled GOD.
  9. Guest: Susan Briscoe Hughett | Mitchell, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    Debbie and family I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom will be greatly missed. My prayers are with you all
  10. Guest: Johnnie Bill | Bedford, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    Barb was the life of Jack's Lounge when she would sing. My brother Kevin commented several times how she was one of his favorites. It saddens me deeply to learn of her loss. Rest in peace sweet lady.
  11. Guest: Mike&Teresa Holler | Mitchell, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    Lori, We are so sorry to hear about your mom. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  12. Guest: mary edmonson poole | mitchell, IN
    Date: July 28, 2011
    I have known Barb since I was a young child. My dad would take me to Jack's to eat; Barb was good friends with my dad. When you get to heaven, sweet Barb, tell my dad hello and give him a big hug for me. I will miss seeing you at the store .
  13. Guest: Diane | LOUISVILLE, KY
    Date: July 27, 2011
    Debbie, Cathy, Shelley, Lori, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you through this time & always. Love you, Aunt Diane