Rena Mae (Willis) Turner

Rena Mae (Willis) Turner was born December 21, 1937, in Floydada, Texas to Henry Lee and Nina June (Battey) Willis.

She passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 with her family by her side at her home in Duncan, Oklahoma. She was 82.

There are no services scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home/Oakcrest Cremation Center.

Rena was a 1956 graduate of Floydada High School. She married the love of her life, Nolan Francis Turner, on March 22, 1958 in Floydada. They raised three children – Angie, Brett and Tana. She dearly loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She enjoyed gardening and oil painting. Decorating her home was a passion. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church West and taught second grade Sunday school at First Baptist Church Floydada for over 20 years.

Rena is survived by her loving husband, Nolan; children. Angie and husband, Rick Covington, Brett and wife, Alicia Turner, and Tana and husband, Corey Bates; grandchildren, Kary and wife, Maisey Covington, Casey and wife, Kristina Covington, Colby and wife, Katie Turner, Tyson Turner, Braxton Turner, Carson Turner, Bryson Bates, and Brennan Bates; great-grandchildren, Ansley Covington, Asher Covington, Kutter Covington, Taygan Turner, Sutton Turner, Madelyn Turner, Hagen Brannon, and Westin Brannon; and sister, Nadine Pierce.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Kenneth Willis.
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