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Gladys Kay Turner

Gladys Kay Turner


Gladys Kay Turner, 66, of Sparta, IL; born on June 18, 1955 in Pawnee, OK; passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Gladys was a good woman.  She loved her grandkids and enjoyed spending time with them.  Gladys spent a lot of time outdoors and playing dice games.  She liked watching movies and shopping.

She was preceded in death by her parents – William Barker and Norma (Nadine) Davis; daughter – Jacqueline Jodine Brawdy; sister – Billie Jo Pollard.

Gladys is survived by three children – Chris Davis of OK, Franklin (Brittany) Brawdy of Sparta, IL, and Heather (James) Easton of Sparta, IL; twelve grandchildren – Skylar, Lexy, Karrie, Maissie, Christina, Trinity, Netti, Hannah, Brianna, Damien, Hayden, and Rosalie; stepdaughter – Misty (Billy) Turner of Pinckneyville, IL; step grandchildren – Dominick, Breanna, Justin, Jasmen, Bryson, Josh, Lyle, and Lexi; four sisters – Willie Ann Davis, Patricia Marie Mckinney, Frances Lee Robertson, and Genevieve Irene McKinley; other relatives and friends.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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