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In Remembrance
Julius Michael Turner
E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary

Julius Michael TurnerJulius Michael Turner, 42, departed this life on Saturday, April 28, 2007, in an automobile accident.

"Mike" was born on March 4, 1965, in Galveston to Ethel Turner and Julius Israel Brazil. He was a 1983 graduate of Ball High School and later attended Prairie View A & M College. He was employed by Galveston Yacht Club. He also was formerly employed with the Texas Department of Correction. Michael will be forever remembered as a fun, loving and energetic person who was an inspiration to all the children he would come in contact with.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Amy Turner, Princess and Jessie Brazil and aunt, Ida Browning.

His life legacy will forever linger in the hearts of his loving wife, Bessie Turner; his children, LaToya, Robert and Ebony Shinnette; grandson, Ja Kayri all of LaMarque, TX; Godchildren, Markquez Turner and Demetris Woods; his mother, Ethel Turner of Galveston; father, Julius I. Brazil of LaMarque; sisters, Tonie Johnson and Donna Gaines of Galveston; brothers, Larry Turner Curtis Turner (Giovanna) both of Galveston and Rickey Turner (Becky) of LaMarque ; a host of other siblings; uncles, Ralph Turner, Jr. (Brenda) and Charles Turner both of Galveston; devoted friend, John Chaney, "O.J." and "Sundown"; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Viewing will be held from 3-5PM on Friday, May 4th at E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary, followed by wake service at the First Union Baptist Church from 7-8PM. A service celebrating his life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 5, 2007, also at First Union with Pastor David L. Everson, Sr., officiating. He will be laid to rest in Lakeview Cemetery.

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