HOWARD TURNER was born in New Orleans, LA to NELLIE and ANTHONY TURNER on MAY 7, 1947. At the age of 9 years old Howard moved to Los Angeles, California where he spent most of his life. In 1967 Howard suffered from a gunshot wound to the back and was left paralyzed. With the help of his mother he regained strength to use his arm and legs again, and was deemed to be paraplegic. Despite what life dished out to Howard he was able to take it and smile. Howard was a wonderful artist; he loved drawing free hand and painting. He was very spiritual person; he loved to read his bible and share verse. In his free time he enjoyed hopping in his car and taking trips to visit his friend Vandals and her family in Victorville. He leaves behind his mother- Nellie Turner, his two sisters- Anthonette Sinclair and Andrea Thomas, nieces- Kimberly Allain, Kelly Hester, Monica Sinclair, Leondrea Pettes, Monique Pettes, nephew- Elbert Pettes and a bunch of great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by Father- Anthony Turner and Stepfather-Clarence Thomas.

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