Charles Lee ‘Doc’ Turner 82, of Weatherford


Funeral service for Charles Lee “Doc” Turner D.C., 82 year-old Weatherford resident, will be held on Monday, July 8, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Pastor Earl Stephenson officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home.

Charles Lee Turner was born in Ruston, La., on Dec. 21, 1936, to Earl and Etta (Alexander) Turner and passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 82 years, six months, and 13 days. Doc was raised in Arkansas where he graduated from Piggott High School with the Class of 1954. He attended College of the Ozarks. After college he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served for two years. He continued his education at Cleveland Chiropractic School in Kansas City, Mo. On Dec. 27, 1979, he married Sue Young in Wheeler, Texas. He worked as chiropractor in Clinton for 42 years until retirement.

Doc enjoyed serving his community and served as director of the Clinton Mission House for 27 years helping countless people in their time of need. He was the founding director of Western Oklahoma Promise Keepers. Doc’s real passion in life could be found in his love of family.

Doc is survived by his wife, Sue Turner, of the home in Weatherford; one son, Kerby Picard of Dallas, Texas; two daughters, Dana Russell and husband Cliff of Spavinaw, and Tena Turner of Green Forrest, Ark.; one brother, Jim Turner of Fla.; son-in-law, Aaron Winters of Weatherford; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Charles is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Dick; and daughter, Holly Winters. Memorial may be made to Mission House in Clinton.