Lois Ann Turner


Mrs. Lois Ann Turner, 75, of Parksley, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Nassawadox, she was the daughter of the late W. Brooks Mears and the late Margaret Smullin Mears Bonniwell.

Lois was a member of ACTS the Apostolic Church in Temperanceville. For many years, Lois was a beautician in her home in Onancock. She later worked at Virginia Landing in Quinby, and the Cambria Designs in Tasley. Her last job, which she loved, was at Virginia Art Castings, also in Tasley.

Lois enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great-granddaughters. She had a great love for animals, and never let a stray go hungry.

Survivors include her loving husband of 33 years, Richard “Dickie” Turner; her daughter, Michele M. Pruitt, and her husband, Joe Van, of Indiana; granddaughter, Amanda C. Sample, and her husband, Donte, of Parksley; great-granddaughters, Abigail, Briana, Jazmin, and Kaitlyn Zavala; father-in-law, Richard C. Turner, of Parksley; stepson, Richard “Richie” Turner, and his wife, Cheryl, of Parksley; grandsons, Conway and Drake Turner; nephews, Jim Mears and his wife, Cindy (and their children, Brooks and Macy), and David Allen; niece, Leslie Allen Parks, and her husband, Matthew (and their children, Timothy and Erin); and all of Dickie Turner’s family members.

In addition to her parents, Lois was predeceased by a brother, Brooks Mears Jr.; a sister, Mary F. Allen; sister-in-law, Bonnie Mears; and mother-in-law, Bonnie Huffman Turner.

Funeral services were conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at 2 p.m. Interment followed in the Parksley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Riverside Shore Cancer Center, P.O. Box 430, Onancock, VA  23417, or to the S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA  23418.

Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements were by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.
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