Charlie M. Turner

Published 3:49 pm Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Services for Mr. Charlie M. Turner will be on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at Topeka Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday Evening, July 28, 2021, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the church and will resume at 10 a.m. prior to the service.

Charlie M. Turner, 70, of Jayess, passed from this life on July 27, 2021, at Lawrence County Hospital. He was born on March 4, 1951, to Pat Turner and Nellie Grace Hedgepeth Turner.

He served in the United States National Guard and a Mason; was the President of the Water Board, Fire Chief at District 3 Volunteer Department and an avid fisherman. He was also a member of Topeka Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his grandparents, Jim Turner and Grace Edwards Turner, Toxie Hedgepeth and Zelma Lee Henceroth; along with his sisters, Jan Turner Howell and Gloria Jean Turner.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 47 years, Bessie Boyd Turner; Son, Daniel Turner and wife Christy; daughter, Lesa Turner Cothern and husband Sam; brother, Darrell Turner and wife Tina. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Caleb Rutland, Dalton Cothern, Hunter Turner and Jake Turner.