Dennis Bruce Turner

Dennis Bruce Turner, 73, of Crossett, passed away on January 22, 2020 at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock.

He was born on March 1, 1946 and was the son of Edwina Turner and the late Drew Turner of Crossett.

Mr. Turner was a graduate of Crossett High School, broadcasting school in Memphis, Tennessee, and Seminary in Dallas, Texas. He worked in the media and held various hospital administration positions, but his true passion was working as a pastor. He began his pastoral career as assistant pastor at First Baptist Church in Bridgeport, Texas and then was lead pastor at several churches including First Baptist in Demott, First Baptist in Leechville, 47th Street Baptist Church in North Little Rock, and served as interim pastor at First Baptist in Norphlet.

Mr. Turner was preceded in death by his father, Drew Turner and a brother, Coleman Turner, both of Crossett.

Left to cherish his memory, include his mother Edwina Turner of Crossett; daughter, Jenner Daniel (David) of Johnson City, Tennessee; son, Bruce Turner of Crossett; sister-in-law, Kathy Turner of Crossett; and grandsons, Trevor and Colin Daniel of Johnson City, Tennessee.

A memorial service will be held on January 28 at 6 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Crossett.