Donald Lindsey Turney
Funeral Date: 4/27/2013

Obituary:
Donald Lindsey Turney, age 73, of Little Rock, Ark died Wednesday, April 24, at Hospice Home Care. He was born July 22, 1939 at Harrison, Arkansas a son of Helen Cavaness Turney McMindes, Little Rock, Ark. and the late Don Demoy Turney. He received his education in the Harrison Public School System, was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello and held a Masters and Advance Degree in Education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Mr. Turney was a retired teacher and public school administrator serving schools in Warren, Prairie Grove, Eudora, Swifton, Sheridan and retiring as superintendent of the Cabot School System. He was a Methodist. Surviving in addition to his mother is his wife Alice Faye Temple Turney, whom he married on August 13, 1961 at Warren, Ark; 2 sons Donald Lindsey Turney and spouse Renee, Sheridan, Ark. and T. J. Turney and spouse Ellen, Russellville, Ark; a sister Carol Garner and spouse Jim, Little Rock, Ark; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a son Donald Bowman Turney. Graveside services were 4:30pm Saturday, April 27, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Gary Maskell officiating. Active pallbearers were Lawrence Turney, Keegan Turney, Monty Turney, Eric French, Lucas Duvall, Brian Mullen and Jermey McNair. Honorary pallbearers were Danny Freeman and Jim Garner. Memorials preferred First United Methodist Church, 111 West Church, Warren, Arkansas 71671 or the American Cancer Society, 901 North University, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203.

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Name: Keith & Diana Wojdula
Message: Our deepest condolences, we love you all.

Name: Sandy & Ron Coburn
Message: We send our love and prayers to you-all.

Name: Cassie Snyder
Message: We send our love, thoughts, and prayers!!! He will be greatly missed! He was a wonderful man!!! We love y'all so much! Love Cat, Nathan, and Parker!!!

Name: Royce and Raymond Stoker
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Name: Gary and Nancy Kees
Message: You are all in our prayers.

Name: Carroll & Jean Long
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Name: Sandra & Tommy Toole
Message: Prayers for the family.

Name: Ron and Cindy Richardson
Message: Our thoughts and prayers for your family.

Name: Susan Rieff
Message: Wish I could be there with you and your family, but you know Jim and I are thinking about you.

Name: John & Sue Crouse
Message: Our thoughts & prayers are with you. May you feel God's comforting presence!

Name: David and Mimi Brooks
Message: Alice Faye, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Gary and Lisa Clark
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Name: Gary and Melissa Maskell
Message: Our prayers and love go with you in this time of loss!

Name: Pam&Dan Freeman
Message: We have lost an incredible family member. I have lost a beloved Brother-in-law

Name: Jeanette Heritz
Message: We will miss Don. He was intelligent, warm and caring. Know, Alice Faye, that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Henry and Jeanette

Name: Barbara Miller
Message: Mr. Turney hired me for my first teaching job in 7th and 8th grade science (with Mrs. Turney). Alice Faye, I'm so sorry to hear of his passing. I have the highest regard, respect, and love to you both. He will be missed.

Name: Mary Smithey
Message: Sending love and prayers!

Name: Julie Allen
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Name: Charles and Jan Loyd
Message: Alice Faye, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Sherry Webb Gatlin
Message: Mrs. Turney, Lindsey & T.J., you probably don't remember me. I was in band when Mr. Turney was at Sheridan. He was always such a kind person. You are in my prayers.

Name: Ronnie & Carrie Williams
Message: We love you guys and are so sorry for your loss. We feel blessed to have known Mr. Turney, he was an awesome man showed nothing but love for his family.

Name: Ben Wilson
Message: I thank God for people like Don, a kind man with an easy smile whose legacy will be the rich relationships he created. That is his gift he passed on to his family.

Name: Joyce Lindsey
Message: So sorry for your loss

Name: Andrea Miller
Message: I'm so sorry to hear about Donald. You all are in my thought and prayers. Love, Andrea

Name: Andrea Miller
Message: I'm so sorry to hear about Donald. You all are in my thought and prayers. Love, Andrea

Name: Bill and Pat Lowrey
Message: We are sorry to hear about Don. You have our prayers and sympathy.

Name: Charles & Jane Adair
Message: I was sad to read in the Harrison paper today of the passing of Don. I considered him a good friend in high school and latter we both became school superintendents. I admired him very much. May God comfort you in your loss.

Name: Johnnie Parker-AngleClass of 1962
Message: Sorry for the lose of Mr.Turney. My prayers are with all of you all.

Name: Rhonda Anderton
Message: I wish I had the right words, but I just dont, know that I have very fond memories of Mr. Turney. There are just a few good men, he's one. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Jeannie Steen
Message: My sister, Becky Milligan, and I send our sincere condolences for your loss. Our mom, Imogene Phillips, and Donald were first cousins. We lost her to cancer in 2009. She would have been sorry to hear of Donald's passing. Please send our love to Aunt Helen. We remember visits with her and discussing Turney geneology. May God bless you, Jeannie Steen & Becky Milligan

Name: Sally Elliott Prothro
Message: So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Name: Jeff Elliott
Message: We are thinking about the family during this difficult time

Name: Ava Smith
Message: Alice Faye and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Cecilia, Nathan and I are so sorry to hear about Don.

Name: bob and petra turney
Message: so sorry to hear about donald. our prayers are with you.

Name: Russell and Cathie Stoker
Message: Our thoughts are with you.

Name: Judith Hipp
Message: We were sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Judith and David Hipp

Name: Chuck and Beth Leverett
Message: Alice Faye, our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.

Name: Larry and Sharon Rogers
Message: Your family is in our prayers.

Name: Bud and Dayle McCune
Message: Dear Alice Faye, Lindsey, T.J. and families, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved Don. We treasure all the great memories of time with you in Prairie Grove. With sympathy & love.