Dorothy Faye Turman

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, 85, passed away March 28, 2014.

She was born Dec. 10, 1928 in Lamar County Alabama to the late Tol Roy and Rosa Moore Holliday. She attended Sulligent High School and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

She leaves behind son, Roy (Cheryl) Turman of Phoenix; daughter, Sandra Faye (Jerry) Smith of Sulligent, Alabama; grandchildren, Trudi Turner, Shaun (Erica) Parra, Kris Stresnak, Kristin Turman, William Davirro, Maria Vansuela, Dee Ann Yates and Jeffrey Smith; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Bobby Tol Holiday of Scottsdale; and sisters, Mary Otis of Kearny and Nellie Jean McKim of East Lansing, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by parents, Tol Roy and Rosa Holiday; husband, Buster Turman; sisters, Isabell “Tudi” Jones and Yvonna Trimm; and an infant brother.

Services for Mrs. Turman were held Wednesday, April 2.

Andy Luberda (721 Posts)

Andy Luberda began writing for Copper Area News Publishers (CANP) in February 2013 after working15 years in Healthcare Financial Management. Andy covers sports for eight high schools. His stories are published in the Southeast Valley Ledger, Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner and Superior Sun. Additionally, he has written human interest stories and business profiles. In May 2012, he earned an AAS in Sports Management at Central Arizona College. Andy is currently earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from ASU’s Hugh Downs School of Communication. Andy is scheduled to complete his degree December 2014. He was born and raised in Des Plaines, Ill. In 1992, he relocated to Arizona. After a short return to Des Plaines in 1997, he returned to the Phoenix area two years later. He and his wife, Kelli, have three sons – AJ, Kyle, and Kade.


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