Doreacer Brinkley Turner

Published 11:13 am Friday, February 4, 2011

PORT GIBSON — Doreacer Brinkley Turner died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Jefferson County Hospital. She was 61.

Mrs. Turner was a member and usher at St. Ann Catholic Church. She was a member of Knights of Peter Claver Chapter No. 44, and Court No. 372, Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Phi Delta Kappa and the Professional Black Women’s Association.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Luther Brinkley.

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Survivors include her two sons, Selwyn Turner and Kendall Turner, both of Fayette; a daughter, Makeba Turner of Fayette; the father of her children, Will T. Turner Jr. of Fayette; her parents, Leonard Sr. and Willie Ethel Brinkley; three brothers, Otis Brinkley and Johnny Brinkley, both of Lorman, and Leonard Brinkley Jr. of Fayette; two sisters, Debbie Fountain of Marrero, La., and Bobby Shaw of Fayette; three grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Resurrection will be said at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Fayette with the Rev. James Fallon, SSJ, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Harrison. Visitation will be today from 1 until 5 at Thompson Funeral Home with a rosary at the church at 6 and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service at the church.