Deacon Jesse Turner was born February 1, 1938 in Seguin Texas. He was the oldest son born to the union of Elder Knolle and Mother Rosia Turner who preceded him in death. Deacon Jesse Turner accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and never failed to witness and testify of God's goodness. He along with his wife, Missionary Nancy Turner, children and grandchildren were faithful members of the Antioch Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in San Marcos, Texas. Not long after high school, Deacon Turner served his country by enlisting in the US Army and became a marksman. He later met and married his Nan (Missionary Nancy Turner) also known as his 'little woman'. He prided himself on taking care of his family. He was a great husband, a great father and a great friend to those who knew him. He was a man known for telling it like it is and never sugar coated anything. He was a people person and loved to talk. Deacon Turner wore many hats and was gifted with many talents. He owned and operated Astro Construction company and JNT Construction company. Produced movies through his production company; Jess Turner Productions and hosted his own talk show, Jess Turner Talk Show which is and will continue to air on Spectrum TV. He founded the Elite Golf Association and successfully made it possible for over 176 individuals to travel to Hawaii twice. He founded Elite Youth Services and taught at risk youth the game of golf through free golf lessons. His slogan 'We may never have a drug free city, but we can work on having drug free kids' However, the highlight of his life began when he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Deacon Jesse Turner served faithfully and tirelessly before the Lord. Everywhere he went whether it was at Costco, HEB, Red Lobster, Longhorn Steakhouse or within his neighborhood, Deacon Turner shared his testimony and warned people to get right because you don't want to end up on the dark/black side (Hell). He often would say 'Lord, help us to serve you the right way' and 'Don't let us die and go to hell'. Deacon Jesse Turner was passionate about his walk with God and it reflected through the life he lived. Deacon Jesse Turner is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Missionary Nancy Turner. Five children, Nancy (Billie) Evans, Laraine (Rain) Turner, Jesse (Boy) Turner, Jr., Rosia (Calo) Turner and Marie Nina (DeDe) Manwill (husband, David Manwill). Three Aunts, Ethel Luckey, Dorothy Luckey and Geraldine Stewart. Five siblings, Knolle Turner, Jr. (Brother), Wilma Turner, Lillie Turner, Lelia Holmes (husband, Jimmy Holmes) and Vivian Adams (husband, Charles Adams). Nine grandchildren, DeWayne (Gator) Satchell, Jr., Derek (Bear) Mason, Jr., Gibreel (Boy Wolf) Evans, Laraine (Dedar) Turner, II, Xa'Kia (Kia) Evans, Christopher Bridges, Deondre Turner, Jesse Turner III and Kentaro Turner. A host of cousins, nephews, nieces and great grandchildren.

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  1. Brother Turner you will truly be missed. You have earned your wings. Salute👏🏾🌹 Lady Martha L Garner

  2. Uncle Jesse you are truly going to be missed We Love You Forever We SendOur Condolences to My Family We Love Yall So Much. Thank You Uncle Jesse for the delicous fish you made us when me Aunty Pearl and Cuzn Jackie came to Texas .

  3. We Love You Turner Family Aunty Nancy Lil Nancy Lorraine, Rosie, Nina,Lil Jesse , Derrick Baby Girl, Teddy and the rest of the Family

  4. Laraine (Babygirl) we love you & we are praying for you, your mother( Ms Laraine), your moms siblings, & last but not least your sweet grandmother.

  5. I didn’t know Deacon Turner, that long. But I enjoyed going to Antioch and sitting in back of him and Missionary. He was FULL OF WISDOM. Never missed a beat. Sharp dresser. I use to like for him to talk about Nina. I use to say to myself affectionately, HE WAS A JAZZY MAN. He will be missed. RWJ DEACON and remember us, Antioch up there. Thank you Jesus for letting our paths cross.

  6. To the Turner family, (my family) May God give you the peace that surpasses all understanding, give you the strength, and comfort knowing that we are praying for you. My mother, Zenobia, was a Turner as well. Married to Carlton McKinney Sr. She was cousin Knolle’s aunt. Such a wonderful testimony of cousin Jesse’s life. May he rest in the arms of God. I love you all. Myrtlene McKinney Fields.

  7. I’m going to miss the sharpest dressing cool as ice Deacon Turner ❤️ I enjoyed hyping him up he was soo smooth.. He would say “ Oh this ..? I Had it for years ” (As He modeled it ) lol he always had a story to tell me about back in the day.. He loved the Lord his family and everyone he came in contact with. Take your rest sir. You truly will be missed, Praying for the Turner family 🙏🏾😞🙏🏾

  8. Mr. Jesse, you, Miss Nancy, your wonderful family hold a very special and sacred place in our hearts! You always had a kind word and a soul felt smile, my husband remembers y’alls visits during Precious Life events, and your mutual activities in life. Heaven will surely be gaining a beautiful soul, servant to our Father, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend ❤ You will never be far from our hearts! Lovingly, Tracy Morin-Jovan & Mick Jovan

  9. Prayers go up for a True Man of God and the entire Turner family. I’m gonna miss my Old”G” Rest in Heaven!

  10. Deacon Turner was a man of love. He forever showed love to his wife Evangelist Turner. Forever on their Honeymoon. Hard working business minded. Best dressed and full of many life experiences. Always had a story to tell. Deacon Turner will be greatly missed, his daughters posting FB pictures seeing how God was using him in church services or just out eating at a restaurant. It was always good to see Good People. Praying for the Turner family ❤ God Bless You

  11. Jesse was that GENTLE GIAMT , in character . Always decked nicely . Always Easy Going . His UNDYING LOVE for wife Nancy , and the family , RESTORED MY FAITH in what could be . You will be SORELY MISSED by me . I have absolutely enjoyed observing , through you , ” the me , that I COULD HAVE BEEN.

  12. Laraine, I’m so sorry you’re going through the loss of your Dad. Praying for you my dear sister. You’ve prayed for me and others. It’s our time to pray for you 😇

  13. Just a great overall man. No one is perfect, but when I’d see him I always thought he was perfect…not just the way he dressed but how he treat people, especially family. He will be missed, but definitely not forgotten.

  14. Praise the lord our family in Christ, Our prayers and condolences are with you during your time of bereavement . Please know we will hold dear our memories of bro. Jesse near and dear. We’ve always enjoyed each other company. Be Encouraged, and look to Jesus. Pastor Robert and Lady Evelyn Barton.

  15. Jesse turner will always be missed. He was always kind, funny and full of wisdom. He always spoke just as it was, he told you the truth rather you liked it or not. His love was very abundant for all those he encountered & he was always in good spirits when I saw him no matter what. Also, I loved when he cooked. It was an honor to know him & experience his light. I chose purple for royalty as he a true king. Praying for you all in this difficult time. ❤️

  16. Greetings to the Turner Family, We wish to extend our deepest condolences to Missionary Nancy Turner and the entire family in the loss of Deacon Jesse Turner. We shared many meaningful conversations over the years each time we’d meet. I always appreciated his forth-right demeanor; you never had to second guess how he felt about anything. Good night for now bro Jesse, take your rest and we’ll see you in the morning. Dr. & Lady Bishop Glorious Pentecostal Ministries Texas 3rd Episcopal Jurisdiction COOLJC

  17. Remember that we love and care about you Missionary Turner and Family . May God comfort and strengthen you daily. Antioch

  18. To the Turner Family; members of our most precious spiritual family, in our Lord Jesus, even as “he that is joined to the Lord is one spirit”. Who also are most precious neighbors ; separated by one home and across the street. So our closeness can only be described by Christ and His Church! We LOVE YOU Dearhearts! Our dearest Nancy and all the girls! Nothing we’re sure can describe your loss! For Jesse wasn’t just any old man, He was Jesse Turner. A man called to God’s own purpose! Called as a husband, called as a father, called as a neighbor’ called as a brother’ and called as a friend!!! Jesse was a man for all seasons. and he was “instant in season and out of season”. It was an extreme joy to know him and family while on this earth! And it will be a greater joy to know him in CHRIST,S immediate presence for all eternity!!! Jesse was unlike most men I have known. Very few men want to rejoice with me about and in Christ every time I meet them. When I meet a man who is glad to let our conversation be always and only about Jesus our Precious Savior and Lord, and all we say as out from our Lovely Jesus, I see a man who has lost interest in the treasures of this world! The only treasures that Jesse had left here was his family! A short greeting would always turn into a praising and worshiping our dear Lord together!!! We mourn your loss dear Nancy and girls! and we grieve our loss of a dear neighbor and friend. But it is only a temporary separation. The next time we see Jesse, he will be clothed in greater apparel than this world could afford. He will be clothed in the wedding garments of the Lamb, the very righteousness of Christ our Lord!!! Our missing Jess will soon be turned into our joyful expectation! And so shall we ever be with the Lord!!!

  19. Daddy I love you , rest in the mighty hands of the lord , the babies send there love and Ricky . miss you more than you know

  20. My deepest condolences to the Turner family! Nancy, Xakia and Gibreel, may GOD give you strength and peace during this time. Prayers are lifted high!

  21. Thank you for not only being my grandpa but also my friend and the only real father Ive ever known. Daddy, I shall love you forever. Rest in Jesus.

  22. Jess, Baby I will always love you for the rest of my life. You are the best thing other than Jesus thats happened to me. I will always love you

  23. You will forever be remembered and missed Uncle Jesse. Praying for comfort and peace as we celebrate your life. Carmene Kyle – Houston, Tx.

  24. Praying and thinking of your family in this hour of sorry. Condolences to Missionary Turner and the family. God is able and will supply your needs. Elder Ella Nathaniel

  25. missing you so very much big brother. How can I be here on earth knowing you are not. This is so hard! I miss you, so does Your brother Knolle, your sisters Wilma, Lelia and Vip we all are hurting so much since you left us to go be with mom and daddy. Rest well Jesse and know that your sisters and brother will always love you

  26. Missing my big brother…will never forget you You were a good brother to us and you loved family. And I love you my big brother

  27. Still hurts like it was this morning that you left us. Will this pain of losing you ever go away?! Rest well big brother . We Love You.

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