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Terese Anne Turner "Terri" Juneau

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Terese "Terri" Anne Turner Juneau

Services for Terese "Terri" Anne Turner Juneau will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2013, in First United Methodist Church, Alexandria, with Rev. Barry Hoekstra and Rev. Roderick Jackson officiating. Interment will be in Alexandria Memorial Gardens under the direction of John Kramer & Son.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at John Kramer & Son and from 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service at First United Methodist Church, Alexandria.

Terri Juneau, 58, known for being witty, joie de vivre, feisty, optimistic, intelligent and a tough fighter lost her battle with pancreatic cancer on January 29, 2013.

Preceding her in death were parents, Eugene Edwin Turner and Stella Dobyns Turner; husband, Robert Louis Juneau and brother-in-law, Joseph Evans (EJ) Juneau.

Terri graduated from Alexandria Senior High and Northeast State University. Her teaching career began at Holy Savior Menard High School, and was later hired to teach at Pineville High School. She loved teenagers and was able to "entertain and educate" many students in her French and English classes. At Pineville High Terri was the sponsor for EF Tours and led large groups of students on twelve trips to a variety of countries in Europe. Each trip included Paris where Terri's had an opportunity to "show off" her fluency in French.

In September, 2012, she retired from Rapides Parish School System. The day of her retirement was the only day she cried during the entire bout with cancer. Terri also worked as a part time Sales Associate at Pier One Imports, Alexandria.

Terri's desire to make a difference was evident in her contributions to the community. She was an active member of the Junior League of Alexandria for many years, serving in various leadership positions and volunteered in several nonprofit organizations helping others improve their lives. One of Terri's favorite sayings was, "Ask me first". Mardi Gras Parades in New Orleans were her favorite celebration and she attended every year until her she became ill.

Those left to cherish her memory include one son, Stephen Turner Juneau of Baton Rouge; one sister, Patti Turner Daniel and husband, Ken of Alexandria; nephew, Richard Lane Daniel and wife, Tasha, children, Tyler, Lauren and Londyn of Hammond; niece, Lindsey Daniel Allen, husband, Kyle and daughter, Lila of Bossier City ; brother-in-law, Ken Juneau and wife, Suzan of Alexandria, son, Michael Juneau and wife, Cherie of West Monroe; sister-in-law, Beth Juneau; nephews, Thomas Juneau, Paul Juneau and wife, Aimee, Jonathan Juneau and wife, Heather. Terri was lovingly known as Nanan to her nieces and nephews.

Family and friends of Terri would like to thank Dr. Bassam Abi-Rached and staff, as well as, the caring employees of Oasis Hospice and Emeritus Senior Living. She was blessed to have many friends and extremely thankful to those who gave time and energy to numerous fundraisers.

Memorials may be made to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030 or a .

Online notes of condolence may be sent to the family at kramerfunerals@aol.com.

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Published in The Town Talk from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013
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