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CJ Turner

CJ Turner was born in Hollandale, Mississippi to the late Carrie Turner Woods and James Williams on July 22, 1958. CJ was later adopted by his father Willie Woods. CJ attended Simmons High School in Mississippi before moving to Kansas and graduating from Lawrence High School. CJ then relocated to Oklahoma where he attended Oklahoma Community College to further his education. CJ's final move was to Albany, New York where he worked as a floor installer until his health began declining. CJ is preceded in death by both his maternal and paternal grandparents, and his two sisters Bessie Taylor and Jackie Williams. CJ leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 38 years, Lori Sanders Turner, his daughter, Aimee Sanders, his grandson, Jaden Vyent, 17 sisters, Earnestine (Rance) Neal, Ruby Woods, Katrice Woods all of Lawrence, KS, Estella (Mark) Woods of Erlanger, KY, Dorothy Buchanan of Hollandale, MS, Rosetta Thomas of Decatur, AL, Hertestine (Walter) Cook, Elizabeth (Warchester) Wims of Chicago, IL, Deloris (James) Grey of Phoenix, AZ, Paula Wimberly of Pompano Beach, FL, Shelia Anderson of Redford, MI, Beverly Martin, Belinda Williams, Gwen Hunter, all from Detroit, MI, Persha Henison of Milwaukee, WI, Tiffany Bell of West Saint Paul, MN, Jamila David of Jacksonville, AR; 7 brothers, Willie (Jeannie) Woods Jr of Pittsburgh, KS, Oliver Woods, Benjamin Woods both of Lawrence, KS, William (Debra) Woods of Hollandale, MS, Alfred Hamilton of Greenville, MS, Charles Wilson of Jacksonville, NC, and James Williams Jr of Chicago, IL. CJ also leaves memories to 3 aunts, 4 uncles, and an abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family of CJ Turner would like to thank everyone for their acts of kindness shown during our time of bereavement. The family thanks God for the many phone calls, prayers, and monetary donations. -The Turner Sanders Family Safely Home I'm home in heaven dear one; oh so happy and oh so bright. There is perfect joy and beauty in this everlasting light. All the pain and grief is over, every restless tossing passed; I am now at peace forever, safely home in heaven at last. And he came himself to meet me in that way so hard to thread; and with Jesus' arm to lean on, could I have one doubt of dread. Then you must not grieve so sorely, for I love you dearly still, try to look beyond Earth's shadows, pray to trust our father's will.

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Everyday I wake up from what seems to be a nightmare. Though you no longer suffer and are with the Lord . My heart is broken and aches to my soul to know I have to move forward without you present. That cuts so deep. But I look at Jaden and see your qualities and love. When I hear some of the things Amy says, I know you are in her . They couldnt be more yours if they tried. I thank you for being a good man and father and papa!! Had I known about certain medical issues I wouldve handled it better. For that Im sorry ! More than words can express. But I hold dear to No Matter What. I love you and miss that face! This is so surreal , that I wake up and your not beside me. Knowing that your with me in spirit should feel okay. But I know that it may be a long time until I do! Rest easy baby! You knew how loved you are! So many people have called or sent texts . The reminder for me knowing how many hearts you touched , I gave you mine at 24 yrs old. Not perfect but its been yours since then! And no one else needs to understand what we had or dealt with in our time together. We loved , and all else has no meaning. I miss you so.

Lori Oct 15 2021 12:00 AM

Everyday I wake up from what seems to be a nightmare. Though you no longer suffer and are with the Lord . My heart is broken and aches to my soul to know I have to move forward without you present. That cuts so deep. But I look at Jaden and see your qualities and love. When I hear some of the things Amy says, I know you are in her . They couldnt be more yours if they tried. I thank you for being a good man and father and papa!! Had I known about certain medical issues I wouldve handled it better. For that Im sorry ! More than words can express. But I hold dear to No Matter What. I love you and miss that face! This is so surreal , that I wake up and your not beside me. Knowing that your with me in spirit should feel okay. But I know that it may be a long time until I do! Rest easy baby! You knew how loved you are! So many people have called or sent texts . The reminder for me knowing how many hearts you touched , I gave you mine at 24 yrs old. Not perfect but its been yours since then! And no one else needs to understand what we had or dealt with in our time together. We loved , and all else has no meaning. I miss you so.

Lori Oct 15 2021 12:00 AM

Theres so many memories. Look down on us today . This is the hardest thing we have ever had to do. I love you so much ! Know that you are forever in our hearts !!!!

Lori Oct 13 2021 12:00 AM

Theres so many memories. Look down on us today . This is the hardest thing we have ever had to do. I love you so much ! Know that you are forever in our hearts !!!!

Lori Oct 13 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Lori, Amy, Jayden, Cj's family and frieds, My sincerest condolences on the physical loss of CJ. Please laugh about the fun times, keep in your heart the special moments and think of him in God's promised land where we will all be rejoined again. God bless.

Karen LaMountain Oct 12 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of CJ Turner

Karen LaMountain Oct 12 2021 12:00 AM

My condolences to you all...

Linda. Leanord Oct 12 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of CJ Turner

Linda. Leanord Oct 12 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Lori, Amy, Jayden, Cj's family and frieds, My sincerest condolences on the physical loss of CJ. Please laugh about the fun times, keep in your heart the special moments and think of him in God's promised land where we will all be rejoined again. God bless.

Karen LaMountain Oct 12 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of CJ Turner

Karen LaMountain Oct 12 2021 12:00 AM

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