Annette (Johnson) Turner

September 17, 1948 ~ May 3, 2020 (age 71)


Today, God almighty has brought us together to memorialize and celebrate the life of a great child of God, a sister, aunt, cousin and beloved friend, Annette Turner. She departed this life on Sunday, May 3, 2020

Annette was born September 17, 1948 to the late Mildred Turner and Robert Rhymes in Chicago, Illinois.

Annette primary educational history started in Chicago, IL at Medill Middle School, she graduated from Lucy Flowers High School. 

Annette was baptized at an early age at First Emmanuel Lutheran Church and was a member at St. James Community Church in Joliet, IL until the Lord called her home.

Anette worked at the Chicago Art Institution for 20 years where she met and married her husband, Joseph Turner in 1967. They moved to Houma, Louisiana until his passing in 1993. She decided to move back to Joliet, IL where she continued employment at PTL Laundry until retiring in 2012.

Annette decided in 1998 to raise her great nephew, Nathaniel Turner whom she loved and cared for as her own child.

Annette is preceded in death by her loving parents, Mildred Turner and Robert Rhymes; five brothers, Robert Johnson, Henry Johnson, Charles Johnson, Wayne Turner and George Turner; two sisters, Essie M. Winston (Thomas) and Pearl Turner.

Annette’s life memory will forever be cherished in the lives of her siblings, Beverly Franklin (DC), James Johnson A.K.A. Bosco, Martin Johnson A.K.A. Chief, Arleslie Turner A.K.A. Jake, Clarence Turner (Ona) A.K.A Cleo, Moselle Turner A.K.A. Moe; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, as well as a special lifelong friend, Barbra.

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May 15, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

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