In Loving Memory

Peggy Jeanne Turk, d. Jan. 23, 2014



In Loving Memory

December 15, 1923 – January 23, 2014


Mobile, AL

Peggy Jeanne (Travis) Turk, a longtime resident of Mobile, went home to be with the Lord on January 23, 2014, following a brief illness.  She was born in Parsons, KS in 1923 and lived for many years in California before moving to Mobile in 1940.  She graduated in 1944 from the Alabama School for the Deaf in Talladega, AL and was a faithful longtime member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church for the Deaf.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Eugene C. Turk, her son, Julian H. Turk, and her grandson, Brian Woods.

Peggy is survived by two sons, Travis E. (Linda Monk) Turk, Nashville, TN and Gary F. Turk, Mobile; her two daughters, Cheryl T. (Paul) Albert and Jackie T. (Steve) Woods, Semmes, AL.  Peggy was affectionately known as “Nana” to her eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, 151 S. Ann St. at Government St. in Mobile at a time to be announced.  In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to St Mark’s Episcopal Church for the Deaf 6109 Howell’s Ferry Road, Mobile, AL, 36618, or to Pancreatic Cancer Awareness, Expressions of condolence may be made at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.

1 Comment

  1. Pat Turner

    Gary –
    My sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your dear mother. I know what a difficult time this is for all of you, but want you to know that I have continued to lift you in prayer that our Lord will draw near to you with His Presence and comfort, and heal your broken hearts . . . with blessings for His Peace and in friendship,


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