Tura Thurman

Published 4:18 pm Thursday, December 29, 2016

Tura Bell Roberson Thurman, born Sept. 12, 1920, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 28, 2016, at her residence at the age of 96. She was a longtime resident of Bogalusa and a member of the First Baptist Church and also worked as a clerk at Star Studio in Bogalusa.

She is survived by a daughter, Donna Manzella Huth of Bogalusa; a granddaughter, Traci Manzella Huth; a great-grandson, Colston Roberts; a half-sister, Janice Webb of Gulfport, Miss.; a niece, Ava Burge and two nephews, Johnny Mac Simmons and Randy Simmons; and other family members and friends.

She is preceded in death by husbands, P.N. “Shorty” Roberson and J.K. Thurman.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 30, at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home, beginning at 10:30 a.m. until the service time at 1 p.m. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Bill Broadwater and the interment will follow in the Mitchell’s Chapel Church Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit and sign the guest book online at www.brownmcgehee.com.