Jimmy Ann Turner, 89, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021 at her home in Nevada, MO following a brief illness. Jimmy was born August 9, 1932 in New York, NY to Otis L. and Blanche A. (Hamilton) Kanupp. She married Elda “Slim” Turner on January 8, 1996 in Las Vegas, NV and he survives of the home.
Jimmy was raised in New York and graduated from high school there. She became an RN and worked at a State Hospital in New York. In 1979 she came to Nevada and began working at the Nevada State Hospital in 1995. Jimmy enjoyed going to Downstream Casino to play slots with her husband. She was a life member of American Legion, and was also a member of VFW, and O.E.S.
In addition to her husband, Slim, she is survived by two children, Terry Turner (Lorraine), Nevada, and Brenda Kerr (Robert), Nevada; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; an adopted sister, Janie Erwin, New York, NY. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffery Turner
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, KS at 1:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
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