The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Inez Turner, 106, of Orange, will be Saturday, May 23, at 2:00 p.m., at the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from noon until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, at the church.

She died Sunday, May 17, her 106th birthday, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Beaumont.

A native of the Patroon Community in Shelby County, TX, she resided in Orange 65 years. The Church Mother of the Mount Zion Church, she also served as an usher and was a member of the Mission Society at the church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include one son, Roy Ballard of Orange; one granddaughter, Monica Ballard and one great grandson, Miguel Arias, both of Carrollton.

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