VIENNA, Ill. — Brooksie Estes Turner, 89, of Vienna died at 11 a.m. Saturday at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.
She was a homemaker and had worked as a retail clerk and housemother at Mooseheart residential child care facility. She also was a member of Belknap Pentecostal Church and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by a daughter, Betty Mathis of Vienna; three granddaughters; a stepson, Jerry Turner of Carrier Mills; three stepdaughters, Nadine Sims of Marion, Ill., Diane Parks of Stonefort, and Judy Turner of Golconda; four stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, Sam Simmons of Vienna and Lee Simmons of Carterville; and a sister, Rosemary Hight of Anna.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Estes Jr. and Elmer Riley Turner; her stepfather, Jim Wallace; an infant daughter, Myrna June Estes; a stepgrandson, Mike Shaw; and three brothers. Her parents were William D. and Violet Slankard Simmons Wallace.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Burial will be in Wartrace Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung St., Suite 200C, Marion, IL 62959; or to the Heather Harper Treat Memorial Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 98, Vienna, IL 62995.