TRG is saddened at the loss of our Advisory Board Member, mentor, and dear friend:
Lois Ann Wallace Turner, 62, died Monday, May, 16 2011 in New Braunfels, Texas. Miss Turner was born May 28, 1948, in Visalia, California to Flavil Holt Wallace and Helen Jane Posey Wallace.
She grew up in Fresno, California and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in 1966. She earned her BA from California State University at Fresno in 1971 in Speech. She also earned an MA in theatre from the University of Texas at El Paso and a MFA from Memphis State University.
She was a professor of speech at Palo Alto Community College and retired in 2010. She loved the theatre and was active in it for over 40 years, directing, acting, and costuming.
Survivors include her sister and her husband, Bobbie and Lamar Carnes of New Braunfels, Texas; niece and her husband, Michelle and Steve Wyrick of Amarillo, Texas; nephew and his wife, Shawn and Tina Smith of Tollhouse, California; great-nephews, Jared Wyrick of Amarillo, Texas and Austin Smith of Tollhouse, California; great-nieces, Jessica Wyrick of Amarillo, Texas, Megan Smith of Tollhouse, California and Mikala Wyrick of Amarillo, Texas.
Graveside services were held at Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio at 1:00 pm, Friday,
May 20, 2011 with Reverend Andrew Moody officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed to the American Brain Tumor Association or the
National Brain Tumor Society.