Gene Anthony Turner

1989-2019Turner, Gene Obit and folder pic

Gene Anthony Turner born December 30, 1989 to William Bruce Turner III and Eugenia Ray Turner in Stillwater Oklahoma. He was born the younger brother of Robert William Turner. He was a loving son, brother, grandson, father and husband. He was recently married to MaryAnne Elizabeth Jones of Edmond, Oklahoma on September 15, 2019. He was so in love with MaryAnne and couldn’t wait to be her husband. He loved to fish, fix cars, comic books, ride motorcycles, drawing, woodworking, guns, and loved to eat, sports, and clown around especially be there for others especially his beautiful caring sweet wife that loved him and always loved making him smile and laugh. He loved his friends and family very much. He left us to join our lord as an angel watching over us all on October 3, 2019. Way too soon but we know he is watching over us always.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents William and Sandra Turner, his son Aaron Turner. He is survived in life by his wife MaryAnne Elizabeth Jones Turner of Edmond ok. His mother Eugenia Ray Turner of Cushing, Oklahoma, his father William Bruce Turner unknown whereabouts, his older brother Robert William Turner of Tulsa Oklahoma. His children Oakley Turner of Cushing and Karaleigh Butler Turner, Trinity Turner in Mannford Oklahoma, Landin Smith in Tulsa, Logan Turner in Sallisaw Oklahoma His grandparents Donald and Sharon Mentzer of Stroud Oklahoma, Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and relatives to name. His parents in law Jeff and Janice Jones, brother in law Jeffrey Jones Jr, and his large extended family.

Gene was a very loved man. He will be forever loved and missed. He will always be a guardian angel watching us, smiling with us, crying with us, sad with us, happy with us.

Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. with family present from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home. Memorial Services will be Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel, Edmond, Oklahoma

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  1. I miss you so much gene I never believed in soulmates before then you said hi I’m gene and sparks flew I knew you were the one

  2. I found out on Sunday that you were gone, my heart broke, my mind takes me back to so many memories. I still cant believe your gone… fly high bubba, fly high… you will be missed, love you…always!!

  3. I know things didn’t work out with us. But the one thing we both did right while together was our sweet Oaklee Lynn. I wish things could have been different for her so she was able to grow up and know her daddy. I breaks my heart that she will never get that chance. She loves you so much and as do I since you are the father to our baby. And that will never change until the end of my days. I will always have a part of you with me physically because of Oaklee. I will always hold you close to my heart for all the years I was able to spend with you and the many memories we shared. Until we meet again, Gene. <3

  4. I’m so lucky to be your wife your amazing always treated me right never lied to me or cheated on me you made me believe in love again it was amazing we had a true love story I know how you felt about me and that’s why you changed for me you got completely sober and quit drinking you built a life for us you got my name tattooed on you with our wedding date I love you so damn much thank you for everything I’ll see you again baby

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