Sister Barbara Ann Jackson was born Oct. 3, 1949 to the late Julius and Classie Jackson.
Barbara confessed Christ at an early age at Blue Run Baptist Church in Minden. She was a faithful member until her health failed. She was a member of Blue Run Baptist Church choir and was the church cemetery treasurer for many years.
Barbara was a graduate of Webster High School, Class of 1967.
She joined in holy matrimony to Sammie Turner, Jr. To this union, two children were born and one adopted. Sammie and Barbara were married for 42 years. Barbara had a passion for helping family and friends in time of need. She will truly be missed.
Her life book was closed at Willis-Knighton Pierremont Medical Center on August 26, 2012 at 7:09 p.m.
She leaves to cherish her memories a loving husband, Sammie Turner, Jr.; two daughters, Brenda (Bobby) Adley of Shreveport and Shanecia Shardae Turner (adopted) of Minden; one son, Brian (Taneshia) Turner of Minden; one sister, Gloria Henderson of Houston, Texas; one brother, Julius Jackson, Jr. of Germany; and two grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at Blue Run Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be today (Friday, August 31, 2012) from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Miller-Pioneer Funeral Home.