Graveside service was held at 1 p.m. January 17, 2018 at Downey Cemetery with Lee Carroll and Donnie Barber officiating.
Mr. Turner was born in Waynesboro on December 23, 1929 to the late Will Turner and Sarah Frances Tatum Turner. He was a logger.
He is survived by two daughters, Janie Cogdill and Judy Cross; six sons, William Barnes (Carol), Terry Barnes (Joyce), Bobby Barnes (Kathy), Ronnie Turner (Karen), Jeff Turner (Donna) and Gary Don Turner (Ronda), all of Hohenwald; one sister, Louise Coleman of Detroit, Michigan; 21 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 13 great, great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Turner was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Turner; three grandchildren and one great grandchild.