James A. Turner Sr.

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James A. Turner Sr.

Mr. James Andrew Turner Sr., 93, a resident of Lauderdale County, passed away July 23, 2014, at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was a member of Central Baptist Church and a veteran of World War II in the United States Navy. He served from Dec. 23, 1943, to Jan. 4, 1946. He was stationed in San Diego, California and served on the USS Intrepid and the USS Capricornus. He was honorably discharged on Jan. 4, 1946. He was retired from Reynolds Metals Company in 1983.

Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 2014, from 2-3 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. in Greenview Memorial Chapel with Tim Grigsby officiating. Burial will follow in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Turner was preceded in by his wife Virginia Pearl Turner, parents, William A. and Arlie Velma Husky Turner, sisters, Pauline McDaniels and Edna Tipper, and brothers, William and Hartwell Turner.

He is survived by his daughters, Virginia Arlene Peden, Debra Elaine Friar, and Patricia Ann Farr; sons, James Andrew Turner Jr. and Larry Wayne Turner, both of Florence; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and brother, Alfred Jessie Turner.

Pallbearers will be Jamey Turner, Jeff Willis, Adam Willis, Dwight Friar, Daryl Behel, and Larry Turner.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

An online guest book may be viewed and signed at greenviewmemorial.com.

Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.
Published in Florence Times Daily on July 24, 2014
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