Violet Ray Mason Turney, 81, of New Blaine died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Sparks Health System. She was born Oct. 24, 1932 in Pope County to the late Charlie and Patsy Ingram Mason. She loved to fish, tell stories, work in the garden, read and spend time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Turney; one son, Johnny Turney; two grandchildren

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. Bob Freeman officiating. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.

Survivors include nine children, Brenda Tran of Russellville, Ronnie Turney of New Blaine, Gayle Kendall of Carrollton, MS, Wayne Turney of new Blaine, Carol Jurcik of Dover, Sheila Ware of Russellville, Judy Roberts of North Little Rock, Susan Flack of Russellville, Ladonna McNew of Conway; two sisters, Pearl Turney of Russellville, Lois Killingsworth of Wichita, KS; 24 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren.

Grandchildren served as pallbearers.

Arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at