Jane E. “Janie Baby” Turner

Jane E. “Janie Baby” Turner, 77, of East Providence, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021, at the Hope Hospice Center in Providence.

She was the wife of Robert A. Turner, III.

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, she was a daughter of the late Newton L. and Elseta L. (Brewster) Mignott.

Mrs. Turner was a Certified Nurses Assistant for the Rhode Island Medical Center in Cranston. She was employed as a data processor for Hasbro Inc. in Pawtucket. Jane also worked as a claims representative for Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Providence. Before retiring she was an independent Cosmetologist for several salons.

Besides her husband she leaves four daughters, Julliet C. Jackson and her husband Radcliffe Beckford of Florida, Karen C. Harris and her husband David of Cranston, Mitzie A. Johnson and her husband Lawrence of Warwick and Cynthia N. Turner of East Providence, seven grandchildren, Tichanna Jackson, Ayisha Ferrera, David Charles Harris, Myles  Johnson, Quintin Harris, Sharday and Mitzie Amare Johnson, five great-grandchildren, Sean Carwin, London Wilson Isles, Thesselia and Forrest Ferrera and Zamora Vessel, one sister, Pearl A. Frances, two brothers, Clifton L.C. Mignott and Charles H. Mignott and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Her funeral will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be held in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, 301 South County Trail, Exeter. Calling hours Thursday 5-7.


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Judy (Coates) Wills from East Greenwich, RI wrote on May 31, 2021 at 6:34 am
My deepest condolences to you Bob and Family. I have many happy memories of you, Janie & children. Your beloved has no more pain & struggling. Janie has “Gone home to live with my Lord“. Offering up prayers of comfort for all those she loved & touched.
Tee Cervantes from Baja California, Mexico wrote on May 22, 2021 at 10:10 am
Mom (Pearl) & Dad, & Char.... I am so sorry for the loss of your loving and precious sister, sister-in-love, & auntie. She was an amazing, generous, & loving sister by all of your (Char's) accounts. So glad that you both (Mom & Char) were afforded time to visit with her to lavish your love on her last month. My heart-felt condolences are with all of the family, as well. Lovingly, Tee
Marlinda Beaton from East Orange New Jersey wrote on May 21, 2021 at 8:50 pm
✨🙏🏽🕊R.I.P🕊🙏🏽✨My Deepest Condolences to my amazing family giving to me from God. May the Almighty God continue to be your guidance in all times of need✨🙏🏽✨ ✨🕊🙏🏽🕊✨R.I.P Mrs. Turner✨🕊🙏🏽🕊✨
Jeanette Simoes from East Providence wrote on May 21, 2021 at 9:14 am
Miss Jane. I will miss you so much. So happy our families came together and enjoyed so many great times together. Rest easy miss Jane. To my cousin Cynthia, always and forever cousin friends until the end. Love always Jeanette & Family
Elie Richard from Davie Florida wrote on May 21, 2021 at 8:25 am
You will live in my heart forever Ma Rest In Peace.
Max Brown-Garcia from Warwick wrote on May 21, 2021 at 12:26 am
Rest Easy Aunt Jane Love Max
Yvette Tomlinson from East Providence wrote on May 20, 2021 at 10:59 am
My condolences to the Turner family as well as Mitzie, Karen and Juliette on the homegoing of your Mom. Continued prayers of Peace, Strength and Comfort for you all.
Donna Langley from Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin wrote on May 19, 2021 at 9:33 pm
I’m so sad and sorry to hear about Aunty Jane. It really is hard to believe. She was such a sweetheart and so nice. My heart, love and prayers go out to Juliette, Karen and Mitzi and their families as well as Aunty Pearl, Uncle Marty, Charmin and Paul. I wish I could be there to give you all a hug. I send prayers to sooth your soul and to give you peace. Love always, Donna.
John Moore from Mobile, Al wrote on May 19, 2021 at 9:18 pm
Rest in Peace, Auntie Jane. God's greatest blessing upon the entire family during this difficult time.
Sharon Ottey from Providence wrote on May 19, 2021 at 12:28 pm
To Robert, Juliet, Karen, Mitzie, Cynthia and the many grands and great grands. Your mother, grandmother and great grandmother was a beautiful soul We shared many good times together. We were like sisters at one time. It is true that we will miss her down here, but we know that it was imperative for her to yield to Jesus' call. We will cherish her memory. Please accept my sincere . condolences I will keep you all in my prayers. Know that she's in a better place with no more pain or suffering. May you find comfort in the Lord Jesus in your time of grief. .
Ruthella Logan from Dorchester Center wrote on May 19, 2021 at 10:54 am
Greetings family please accept our deepest condolences you're in our thoughts and our prayers continually because of our faith and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ he shall meet again all of God's blessings until
Kim Pina from East Providence wrote on May 18, 2021 at 7:33 pm
Cindy and family, please except my sincere condolences on the lost of your mom. She was a beautiful person. The short time I knew her it was a total joy. May she Rest In Peace and you and your family will be in my prayers.
ANN M. MCGLOSHEN from Providence, RI wrote on May 18, 2021 at 7:25 pm
Please accept my condolences on the passing of your beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. I got to know Jane just briefly but always enjoyed our conversations. She is now at peace, free from her pain and suffering. I know you will miss her immensely because she was a kind, loving and generous soul. Be at peace with yourselves because she is at peace having transitioned to her Heavenly Father's Home high in the heavens.
Maria Mindy daGraca from Seekonk wrote on May 18, 2021 at 7:10 pm
Jane was truly and always such a nice person. She and Bob were such a nice couple.Louie and I wish to send condolences to Bob, Cynthia and all the family.May Jane Rest In Peace🌺🌈
Darlene (dolly) paige from East Providence RI wrote on May 18, 2021 at 4:16 pm
So sorry for the family’s loss I know Jane will be much missed by her family. And her wonderful daughter Cynthia who remained a dedicated care giver to her mom. My peace be with you all.
Lori Brennan-Almeida from Riverside wrote on May 18, 2021 at 2:34 pm
Jane was a good friend. We had so many good times together. There were many parties over the years. She will be missed. Love and hugs to Big Bob and Cynthia.
Helenore Legg from Lehigh Acres wrote on May 18, 2021 at 11:31 am
To my dearest Juliette and family: Loosing a parent is never easy,especially a mother, may you find solace in the lovely memories you shared with her. Your mother was an amazing lady, I am glad to have met her,please accept my sincere condolences, much love to your family.
Nancy Friese from Cranston RI wrote on May 18, 2021 at 9:20 am
Dear Karen and family, I send my condolences for the passing of your beautiful mother. May sorrow leave and love stay. Nancy
Sharon Heron from LEHIGH ACRES wrote on May 18, 2021 at 8:10 am
Please accept my sincere condolences to you and family. I pray as you experience this time of grief, God will engulf you and family with His love, favor, and His peace that surpasses all human understanding. Blessings.
Claudia Ford from Potsdam NY wrote on May 17, 2021 at 10:14 pm
Sending my condolences, love and prayers to every member of the family. Honoring the incredible life and beautiful spirit of Janie Baby.