Eldorado - Auti “Sonny” Turner passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2011, after having pneumonia.
Sonny was born in Nolan County, Texas on august 15, 1933 to Auti and Agnes Turner, who will meet him a the doors of heaven.
He graduated from Roscoe High School and attended management training at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He served as president of the Lions Club and served on the Eldorado School board. Sonny worked at Southwest Texas Electric Coop for 25 years.
Sonny married Jo Ann on October 6, 1961. He is survived by his wife Jo Ann; four children, Lou Ann Markell and her husband Robert, Margaret Turner, Belinda Faull and her husband Michael, Cole Turner and his wife Leeann; 9 grandchildren, Kristina, Blaine, and Klaire Markell, Canyon, Marshall and Reese Faull, Cole, Makinna and Cody Turner. He was proud of his whole family. He was a Texas Ranger fan and so enjoyed the 2010 season. He also enjoyed attending any event that his grandchildren participated in.
Funeral services will be on Sunday, February 20, at 2:00 p.m. at the Eldorado Cemetery Chapel on HWY 190 West.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or your favorite charity.