Robert Earl Turner

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Services for Robert Earl Turner, of Collins, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 1 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Williams MortuaryChapel in Brookhaven with burial in Carver Heights Cemetery inBrookhaven.

Mr. Turner, 76, died April 8, 2009, at Mississippi StateVeterans Home in Collins. He was born in Brookhaven on July 9,1932, to Lucious Turner Sr. and Rosie Smith Turner.

He was a graduate of Alexander High School. He was disabled. Mr.Turner served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was amember of Grace Community Baptist Church.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; a sister, Rosie LeeLyons; and a brother, Charles “Boot” Turner.

Survivors are a son, James Earl Robinson, of Chicago, Ill.; hissisters, Allene Rakes, of Cleveland, Ohio, Verna J. “Kitty” Byrd,of Brookhaven, and Margie L. Turner, of Alexandria, Va.; a brother,Lucious Turner, of Bentonia; and many nieces, nephews and otherrelatives.