EVANS MILLS, NY — Joan A. Turner, 85, Evans Mills, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Samaritan Keep Nursing Home.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Watertown. Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.
Joan was born Oct. 4, 1933, in Fulton, the daughter of Glenn and Hazel (Bertrand) Chapman. Following her high school education she worked as a sales associate at several local department stores.
She married Bill Turner on Feb. 9, 1952. Mr. Turner passed away July 26, 2019.
Joan enjoyed camping, and spending time with her family.
Joan is survived by 3 sons, Glenn (Paula), Omaha, NE, Alan, Evans Mills, Bret (Nora), Watertown; and 6 siblings, Donald (Marge) Chapman, Illinois, Glenn Chapman, Watertown, Michael Chapman, Watertown, Raymond Chapman, Utica, Roger Chapman, Watertown, Tom (Carol) Chapman. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her husband, Bill, and 2 siblings, Robert Chapman & Diane Kilborn.
Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.