- Ada, Oklahoma


May 24, 2013

Micah Ray Turner

Ada —

Services for Micah Ray Turner, 32, Ada, are at 2 p.m. Saturday at  Crosspointe Church, with the Rev. Shawn Wiebers and Justin Edge, pastor, officiating. Burial follows at Swan Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Turner died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Dec. 15, 1980, in Ada to John Wayne and Diana Faye Choate Turner.

He attended Vanoss schools and graduated from Vanoss High School in 1999. He received a bachelor of science degree in special education from East Central University and was getting ready to start his master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.

He married Rachel Beam on Dec. 14, 2001.

Mr. Turner taught special education at Latta Schools for nine years and was a lifetime member of Crosspointe Church. He was an umpire and referee for baseball, softball and basketball through OSSAA. He was a member of Troop 13 of the Boy Scouts of America and an Eagle Scout.

Survivors include his wife, Rachel, of the home; a son, Konner Turner, and a daughter, Katon Turner, both of the home; his father and stepmother, John and Rhonda Turner, Savanna, Texas; three brothers, Mark Turner and his wife, Misty, of Holdenville, Luke Turner of Shawnee, and Joshua Turner and his wife, Kendra, of Ada; three nephews, Morgan and Manning Turner, and Jonathan Turner; a soon-to-be niece, Lexie Turner; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Wayne and Lou Ann Beam of Pauls Valley; and many family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Diana Turner in 2003; and his grandparents, the Rev. Richard Turner and Corean Turner, and Raymond and Jessie “Bam Bam” Choate.

Bearers are his three brothers, Mark Turner, Luke Turner and Josh Turner, and Josh Moore, Marcus Smith and Randy Ellis.           dHonorary bearers are Morgan, Manning and Jonathan Turner and Kobe Payton.

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