Archive for the ‘ Family ’ Category

Viola Louise Smith Tillery Turner

January 27 1924 – December 5 2022

Randell “Papaw” Turner

April 28 1921 – September 28 2018

Mr. Randell Turner, 97, of Jasper, Texas passed away peacefully on Friday, September 28, 2018. Randell was born in Lexington, Texas to Archie Wright Turner and Sealy Ann (Howry) Turner on April 28,1921.

He graduated from Port Neches High School in 1938 and began to work as a ship-fitter with Brown Ship Building and Consolidated Steel Corp. Randell served in World War II in the 3rd Army and was in involved in battles at Ardennes and Rhineland. He then operated as an attaché during the Nuremberg trials. In the 1980’s, he retired from A & M Sheet Metal. Randell was a long-standing member of the Shriner’s and the American Legion.

He leaves behind his wife, Viola Louise; nephews Doug Turner and Randy Turner; and his grandchildren Michael, Jeanette, Mikey and Bradley Hanson

Our Papaw will missed dearly and remembered fondly. He was kind, gentle and wise and exceedingly generous. He made a lasting impact on all of us.

Mom & Mikey

Parent weekend at Suffolk University.

Mom & Brad

Parent weekend at High Point University.

Jersey Shore

Morey’s Pier.

Cape May Lighthouse.

Battery 223

Atlantic Ocean.

DBP Class of 2017

Congratulations Bradley. We are so proud of you.

This is my Mamaw

She is 93 years old and folding down my sheets for me. In the morning she will not remember who I am. I am trying to cherish these moments and commit them to memory. The pictures help.


After more than thirteen years of watching this guy win, lose, draw, smile, cry, fight, laugh a lot, make lifelong friends and learn lots of great life lessons throughout… He ends a youth hockey career here as the AYHL U18 AAA League Champ! It has been a long and rewarding adventure. Now begins the college club and beer league phase and we will be there watching too. Mom and dad are proud of you buddy.


This is Mila. One of the first images made with the M Monochrom.

Papaw was a Scout