Lavelle Turner age 85, passed away Saturday May 6, 2023 at her residence in Alexandria. She was born September 16, 1937 to her parents the late James "Jim" and Martha Elizabeth "Shellie" Cooper Robinson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by siblings, Steven Robinson, Jessie Lee Vanatta, Malodia Mathis, Lena Rhody and Truitt Robinson. Mrs. Lavelle was a member of Upper Helton Baptist Church and worked for many years at Alexandria Shirt Factory. She is survived by her husband, Willie Turner of Alexandria; sons, Ronnie (Theresa) Turner of Liberty, and David (Roenia) Turner of Alexandria; grandchildren, Deidre (Jerry) Cordova of AR., Lindsay (Daniel) Greer of Portland, Tayla (Braden) Wade of SC., and Tia (Jessie) Adcock of Smithville; great-grandchildren, Felex, Raegan, Jaxson, Luke, Judah, Caven, Caitlyn, Daisy, Bradley, and Isaiah; 1 great-great-grandchild, Kayden; siblings, Bertha McBride, and Robert Robinson; a host of family and friends also survive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Arms and Bro. David Revelle officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday, May 8, 2023 4:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. and on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 12:00 Noon until the time of the service at 2:00 P.M.. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International or to Upper Helton Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of Mrs. Lavelle. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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