Obituary: Juanita Coleen Turner, 75

Juanita Coleen Turner, age 75, of Pleasant View, Tennessee died Saturday, January 1, 2022 at TriStar NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 o’clock pm, on Sunday, January 9th, at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Pastor William Little officiating.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 9th, at the funeral home beginning at 12:00 noon until the hour of service at 2:00PM.

Mrs. Turner was born on June 17, 1946 in Oklahoma City, OK to the late Opie & Jennie Ellis Cantrell. She was retired from Travelers Insurance Company. After retirement, she became employed at Mobley Veterinary Clinic- because of her love for animals, it was a job that she thoroughly enjoyed.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Mike Turner; brother, Ken Cantrell; and grandchild, Kyle Childress.

Survivors include sons, Chris Turner, and Brook (Stacie) Turner; daughter, Jo (Dewayne) Childress; sisters, Carole Skaggs, and Dorothy Randall; sister-in-law, Elaine Cantrell; grandchildren, Janette Turner, Christopher (Shalyn) Turner, Kimi (Justin) Vaughn, and Justin Turner; great-grandchildren, Arlen Turner, and Case & Codi Vaughn; special niece, Denise Phillips, and several other nieces & nephews.

If so desired, memorial contributions in Mrs. Turner’s name may be made to ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804 (

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433