Joan A. Turner, 85, Evans Mills, passed away Saturday, September 7th at Samaritan Keep Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 11 am Thursday, September 12th, 2019 at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Watertown. Calling hours are Wednesday, September 11th from 2 pm – 4 pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

Joan is survived by 3 sons, Glenn (Paula), Omaha, NE, Alan, Evans Mills, Bret (Nora), Watertown; and 6 siblings, Donald (Marge) Chapman, Illinois, Glenn Chapman, Watertown, Michael Chapman, Watertown, Raymond Chapman, Utica, Roger Chapman, Watertown, Tom (Carol) Chapman. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her husband, Bill, and 2 siblings, Robert Chapman & Diane Kilborn.

Joan was born in Fulton October 4th, 1933. She was the daughter of Glenn and Hazel (Bertrand) Chapman. Following her high school education she worked as a sales associate at several local department stores.

She married Bill Turner February 9, 1952. Mr. Turner passed away July 26, 2019.

Joan enjoyed camping, and spending time with her family.

Online condolences may be made at

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