EUNICE~It's with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Mims Roland "Jake" Turner announces his passing on Wednesday, February 03, 2016 at Oaklane Wellness & Rehabilitation Center in Eunice at the age of 85. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Thursday, February 04, 2016 at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice. Burial will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Msgr. Romero officiating.
Mims, known to many as "Jake" proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. After retiring from the oilfield, Jake worked in the family business, Turner's Conoco and he enjoyed his customers. He loved fishing and spending his free time with his family, especially his grandkids. He was a loving father, grandfather and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him especially his four children, Ricky W. Turner of Houston, TX, Kenneth L. Turner, Brenda T. Venable, and Randy Turner and wife, Mindy all of Eunice; his companion, Marcia Mott; his nine grandchildren, Aimee Hebert, Brett Venable, Trey Turner, Seth Turner, Stuart Turner, Wesley Turner, Emily Turner, Patricia Turner and Christina Turner; his three great-grandkids, Ella Hebert, Annabelle and Adalynn Turner; as well as extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lula Mae Sadowski Turner; his son, Michael Lynn Turner; and his parents, Clarence and Mary Mims Turner.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Thursday, February 4th from 9:00 am until time of services.