Jack Flint Turner Obituary
Jack Flint Turner
Jack Flint Turner, 77, of San Angelo, formerly of Dallas and Sterling City passed away on Thursday, august 31, 1995 at his residence, after a lengthy illness. Graveside service was on Saturday, September 2, 1995 in Foster Cemetery of Sterling City, Lynn Young, pastor of St. Luke United Methodist Church in San Angelo officiated. Arrangements were by Johnsonís Funeral Home. Jack, or Paw Paw, to his granddaughters, was born August 29, 1918, in Ballinger to the late Ernest and Carrie Turner. He attended Ballinger schools and entered the U.S. Air Force around 1940. He served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Upon returning home from the service, he began working on the Cole Ranch in Sterling city. At this time he met his future wife, Mary Ann Bynum. They later married in 1947. Jack began a long and successful career in the service station business with Humble, which later became Exxon. He owned and operated Humble, Enco and Exxon stations in Sterling City, San Angelo and Dallas. Jack and Mary Ann returned to San Angelo upon their retirement in 1986. His greatest joy was his three girls: his daughter and his two granddaughters Melissa and Melinda, who were the light of his life. Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann, and a sister, Roxy Brock. Survivors include a daughter, Lou Ann Pratz of Irving; his granddaughters, Melissa and Melinda Pratz of Irving: a devoted sister, Norma Jean Canada of San Angelo; a sister-in-law, Patsy Bynum of Sterling city: three nieces, Jackie Mendiola of Miles, Judy Jackson of San Angelo and Patti May of Wall; three nephews, Mike Canada of San Angelo, Bobby Bynum of Rankin and Tommy Bynum of Snyder; and also numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.
Submitted by Beverly Dunn Howard on December 27, 2004.