TURNER ~ Mary Ann “Too Tall” Turner was born January 14,1965 at Duval Medical Center, to the late Cornelius and Ida Kate Turner. She attended local schools of Duval County and graduated from William M. Raines Class of 1983. Go Vikings!
She lived a very unique life. Mary Ann impacted everyone she encountered and she was most known for her say of words ~ “BBB, TTT, FFF and all we got is us”. Those that knew her, knew the meaning of these abbreviations. She also had an infectious smile that would light up any room she entered.
Mary Ann was proceeded in death by father, Cornelius Turner Sr.; mother, Ida Kate Turner; sisters, Kaytrina Williams & Natalie Turner; friend, Carol Danette “Dee” Smith.
Mary Ann leaves to cherish her memory, her loving daughters, Erica “America” Turner, Miya “Monyea” Turner, Tempestt “Steak and Potatoes” Gibson (which she referred to as A.T.M.); brother, Cornelius Turner, Jr.; sister, Carmelius (Glenn) Jacobs; uncles, Walter J. Young, James (Barbara) Young, George (Phyllis) Young, Ralph (Olivia) Young; aunt, Jeanette (Willie) Boss; nephews, Anthony J. Robinson, Cornelius Turner III, Andre “Dre” Drinks, Kenard Turner; nieces, Shacobi “Cola” Williams, Princess Stephens, Courtney Turner, Jerrica Smith;
a host a loving cousins, friends, including Carla (Joel) Turner, Tiffany Jones, a very special devoted friend, Terrance “Poppa” Wilson.
Celebration of Life Service for Ms. Mary Ann Turner will be 1:00 PM October 19, 2019 at Unity Missionary Baptist Church, 281 East 44th Street, Pastor Bruce T. Hickson; Pastor Robert LeCount, Officiating, Disciples of Christ Christian Fellowship. Family will receive friends Friday at the church from 5 – 7 pm. Interment at Restlawn Memorial Park. Because of the love of her family arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Drive, 904.924.9400
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