Tyra D. Turk
Co-Founder Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
Tyra D. Turk was born July 7th 1995 in Cleveland, OH. Tyra Graduated from Lakeland Community College in 2015 with her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts While on an Athletic Scholarship for Basketball. In 2017, Tyra decided to further her Education and Change her Major to Mortuary Science. In January of 2017, Tyra enrolled and attended the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where she obtained her Associates of Science and Bachelors of Mortuary Science in April of 2018.
Tyra served her Apprenticeship at a Local Funeral Home and began to learn the business from every aspect and grew a sincere passion for caring for families and their loved ones during their time of grief. Tyra found her comfort in comforting others and knowing that families put their trust in her to take care of their loved ones.
Tyra soon realized that her calling was greater and that it was time to start her Next Chapter. Opening her Own Funeral Home. Tyra D. Turk and her Father Terry D. Turk Sr. developed a plan to go into business together and are now the Founder and Co-Founder of Turk Memorial Chapel Established in 2020.