Kathy Dianne Tully Turner, 59, of Bleakwood and a former resident of Orange, passed away Wednesday, April 20, at her home.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with the Rev. David Berkheimer and the Rev. Randy Fults, officiating. Burial will follow at Trout Creek Cemetery near Kirbyville. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at funeral home in Orange.

Born in Orange on Sept. 9, 1951, Kathy was the daughter of Jack Harrell Tully and Ruth Allene (Freeman) Tully. She was a teacher having taught at Silsbee Middle School in Silsbee, Community Christian School in Orange and Edison Junior High in Port Arthur. Kathy was a former longtime member of Community Church in Orange and currently a member of Trout Creek Baptist Church in the Trout Creek Community.

Preceded in death by her sister, Angela Tully Bland, Kathy is survived by her husband, Rob Turner of Bleakwood; parents, Jack and Ruth Tully of Bon Wier; daughters, Robin Turner of Gladewater and Grace Turner Spell of Newton; and son, Preston Turner and wife, Kayla of Bridge City.

She is also survived by her 5 grandchildren, Katherine and Jenna Watson, Sophie Spell, Bailey and Madison Turner; brothers, George Tully and wife, Gail, Jack D. Tully and wife, Jan, and Collins Tully all of Henderson; and sister, Betty Credeur and husband, Mike of Bon Wier.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P. O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas 77210-4486 or Odyssey Healthcare of Beaumont, 550 Fannin Street, Suite 1230, Beaumont, Texas 77701