Diana Lee Dunnigan Turman

Diana Lee Dunnigan Turman passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013 at her home in Dublin. She was born Oct. 22, 1939 in Pulaski the daughter of the late Raymond Lee and Mary Frances Howard Dunnigan. On Sept. 4, 1960 at Allisonia United Methodist Church in the Allisonia section of Pulaski County, she married the love of her life, her husband Robert Lee Turman. She was formerly employed with Coleman and Pulaski Furniture as a purchasing agent with many faithful years of service. She was a faithful member of Dublin United Methodist Church where she was involved in many activities, most recently being the church visitation coordinator.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her paternal grandparents, James Grafton and Janeta Smith Dunnigan; maternal grandparents, Everette and Lucy Windle Howard; brother, James (Jimmy) Dunnigan; brother-in-law, Edgar (Butch) Turman, and father/mother-in-law, Edgar Lemon and Mary Ruth Allison Turman.

She is survived by her loving, devoted husband, Robert Lee Turman; brother and sister-in-law, Robert (Bobby) and Betty Martin Dunnigan and their children, Robert (Robbie), Jr., and Angie Dunnigan and children, Zack, Shay, and Chase, and Randy and Cherish Dunnigan and children, Chandler, Cooper, and Claire, all of Dublin; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Judy Turman Coffman, of Bridgewater, and their children, Alyson Coffman, of Roanoke, and Mitchell and Amy Coffman Smith of Richmond; sister-in-law, Barbara Jarrells Turman, of Alisonia, and her children, Keith and Tina Turman and family, of Allisonia, and Brian and Angie Turman and children, of Floyd County, and Misty Turman and children, of Dublin; many cousins, church family, friends and faithful caregiver Juanita Greene.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Dublin United Methodist Church with Rev. Kathy Wilson-Parker officiating. Interment will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin.

The family will receive friends beginning at 11 a.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Dublin United Methodist Church in her memory to: The Church Outdoor Sign, PO Box 577, Dublin, VA 24084.

The Turman family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.  HYPERLINK “http://www.mullinsfuneralhome.com” \t “_blank” www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.



3 Responses to Diana Lee Dunnigan Turman

  1. Coy R. Slate

    April 12, 2013 at 5:38 am


    I’m sorry for your loss


  2. Rev., J.B. & Rev. Shirley Shelton

    April 13, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    Bobby we are so sorry about your wife. We will never forget the time we came to the church and saw all the christmas things you all had, we loved the manger’s. She is resting in peace now.
    Keep the faith Brother.
    Love in Christ,

    J.B. & Shirley Shelton

  3. Sarah & Chris Smith

    April 29, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    Chris and I just heard about Diana’s passing from our tenant today. Please know how sorry we are for the loss of such a lovely person. Our hearts are with you and your family.

    With sincere condolences,
    Sarah and Chris

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