Funeral Arrangements Set for Former Bryan Council Member

By: Kristen Ross Email
By: Kristen Ross Email

Funeral arrangements have been set for a former Bryan City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem who died after being involved in a freak accident last week.

Services for Ples Turner are set for Thursday morning at 11 a.m. at the Allen Chapel AME Church in Bryan. Graveside burial will immediately follow at the Restever Memorial Park.

The 84-year old passed away Thursday from injuries he sustained the day before. Turner was struck by the side-view mirror of an 18-wheeler on Highway 6 while walking to his car.

Cumulatively, Turner served as a council member for 13 years, and spent a total of four years as mayor pro tem. He also had the honor of being the first African American postal carrier in Bryan in 1955.


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