Myra Gallander Turner

Myra Gallander Turner, 91, of Silsbee, passed away April 16, 2014. She was born June 17, 1922, in San Augustine County, TX to Elbert Henderson Gallander and Doris Worsham Gallander. She was preceded in death by her parents; as well as five sisters: Ruth Gallander, Marie Casey, Ila Williams, Dorothy Henderson, Sheila Gary; and one brother, G.B. Doc Gallander. Survivors include daughters, Catherine Thompson (Joe) of Spring, TX, Nancy Brockway of Mesquite, TX, Sandy Tolar (Willie) of Fred, TX. She is also survived by four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Ms. Turner, formerly of Lumberton, TX retired from Temple Eastex in 1986, after working 26 years. Services for Ms. Turner will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, April 19, at Farmers Funeral Home in Silsbee, TX, with interment following at Morse Cemetery in Buna, TX. @


Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Apr. 18, 2014