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James William Turner

Frisco, Texas

1933 - 2017

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James William TurnerUNT Professor Emeritus James William "Bill" Turner passed away Thursday, November 2nd at his home after a long illness with his wife Sally at his side.Bill was born December 24, 1933 in Gainesville, Texas to Amy Thomas Porter and Whaley Turner.He is survived by wife...

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So sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort,2Cor.1:3,comfort you in your time of loss

Bill was always a leader. He knew he would follow his mother's profession and advance education as a profession . I know his impact will influence education long into the fiuture. I am so sorry to hear of his passing.

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Dear Bill's Family,

Bill was one of my Thomas family first cousins; there were lots of us...16 to be exact....and he had the prettiest red hair of everybody!

All seven families, plus Papa and Grandmother, lived in two towns, Gainesville and Denton, just 30 miles apart and we celebrated together often--Christmas, Thanksgiving, Summer Vacation time, Papa's birthday (which was on June 15, always close to Father's Day), and the birthdays and anniversaries of those 7 Thomas...