REVEREND ELIZABETH RUBY TURNER, was born on Friday July 29, 1949 to the late Rev. Leon P. Gilbert and Ethel R. Gilbert. Elizabeth spent her childhood in Belle Chasse La. under the loving care of her maternal grandmother Mrs. Beatrice Stevenson with her siblings.
Elizabeth was baptized as a preteen and continued to serve our Lord and Savior throughout her life. She was ordained as a minister in June of 1987 under United Metropolitan Spiritual Church of Christ by Bishop Aubrey Watson. Elizabeth was instrumental in sharing and guiding many people to our Lord.
On Tuesday evening April, 21, 2020 Elizabeth Ruby Turner transitioned to her eternal home with our heavenly Father.
She leaves to cherish her memories her devoted husband of 48 years H. Steve Turner, her children Jonathan F. and Jason H. Turner, a dedicated daughter in law Laura (Romero) Turner and brother in law Richard C. Turner, as well as her stepsons Brian Sr. and Michael S. Turner, her beloved grandchildren Jonathan, Jayden, Dante, Liana, Jaxon and Brian Turner Jr, her sisters Janice Johnson, Sandra Tyson, Susan Gilbert, Veronica Ward, Dionne Hawkins and Sonya Rousell, her aunt Lilly Williams and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin, other relatives and devoted friends.
She was predeceased by her parents, Leon and Ethel Gilbert, father and mother in law, Herman and Octavia Turner, brother in law Nailor Floyd Turner and her sons Courtney Steven and Djuan Patrick Turner.
A viewing for Rev. Elizabeth Ruby Turner will be held on Tuesday April 28, 2020 at Robinson Family Funeral Home located at 9611 La-23 Belle Chasse La. 70037 from 11:30A.M. Until 1 P.M., followed by a graveside service at the Roxie James Cemetery in Port Sulphur La. at 2P.M. Pastor Mandrel Pansy of the Greater Macedonia Baptist Church of Port Sulphur will officiate. Entombment will follow the service.
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