DeVante’ Eugene Turner
Alpha: May 4, 1994
Omega: June 23, 2019
DeVante’, affectionately known as Vance’ by his family and friends, was the son of David Turner Sr. & Dana Jupiter, fathered by Darrel C. Jupiter Sr.. DeVante’ eagerly accepted Christ at a very young age. On March 14, 2004, Vance’ was baptized by Pastor Ronald Harbin Sr. at Bright Morning Star Baptist Church in Napoleonville, La. As a adult, Vance’ recommitted his life to Christ and remained an active member of St. Paul Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor David Gilton until his departure on June 23rd, 2019.
Vance was a 2012 graduate of Assumption High School where he served in ROTC as well as a member of the school band. Employed as a Chemical Handler by SGS Petroleum Services, DeVante’ was preparing to continue his collegiate studies to further advance his promising career. Vance’ was a founding member of the volunteer based social organization, SwaggTeam, where he served as CEO. More recently, DeVante’ was crowned “Mr. Shaka 2019” for the renowned Kwewe of Shaka of Thibodaux, La.
DeVante’s most revered title however, was that of Father. Vance was the proud, doting dad of two beautiful baby boys, Easton Chase and Memphis Haze Turner. Vance’ was also a loving, active Godfather to Alayia Williams and Jade Alexis Talbert.
DeVante’ was preceded in death by his grandmother Hilda Bell and aunts Linda, Alice, Gail, Charlotte and Janelle. DeVante’ leaves to cherish his memory, his parents, Dana & Darrell C. Jupiter Sr. and David Turner Sr., sons, Easton Chase and Memphis Haze, grandparents, siblings, David S. Turner II, Destin Jupiter, Daniel Jupiter, Darrel Jupiter Jr., Chantel Jupiter, Quintero Jupiter, Ashley Chevis, Doreall Jupiter and a host of family and friends. Vance’ also leaves a strong, devoted brotherhood of friends, many of whom he’s known since very early childhood.
DeVante’s family would like to sincerely thank everyone for their abundant outpouring of love. It speaks to the spirit and essence of who our Vance’ was. Thank you to Blooming Flowers and Events of Vacherie, La for your commitment to our family. Lastly, we thank Treasures of Life Funeral Services, LLC for honoring DeVante’s wishes and exceeding what we even thought to ask for.
All neighboring communities and churches are invited to join the family for a Homegoing Celebration at St Paul Baptist Church, 162 LA-400, Napoleonville, LA 70390 on Saturday June 29, 2019 at 9am, Pastor David B. Gilton officiating. Visitation at 8am until service time. Interment at St Luke Cemetery, 5030 Highway 18, Saint James, LA 70086. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052.
“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!