Clyde R. Turner

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  • "I am so sorry to hear this. Your mother was a great lady,..."
    - Lee Bradley
  • "A very fine lady and memories from Eastaboga, Alabama. ..."
    - John White, Jr
  • "MOST gracious Lady it is hard too say good by. In 1955..."
    - Virgil Butterworth
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    - Brenda Johnson
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    - Bill Haynes
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There will be a celebration of the life of Clyde R. Turner, 96, of Eastaboga. Funeral service will be Wednesday, June 4, 4 p.m. at Eastaboga Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Snyder officiating. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. at the church prior to services. Mrs. Turner was born to Jasper and Myrtle Robinson in Talladega County on July 15, 1917. She was a devoted Christian, a lifetime member of Eastaboga Baptist Church where she was recognized as the oldest living member. She was a loving and wonderful sister, mother, grandmother, friend, and the epitome of a Southern lady. She was loved and adored by her sister Jean Dorsett (Jay), of Eastaboga; daughters, Theresa "Sis" Smith (Judson), of Shelby, Myrt McCluer (Woody), of Jacksonville, Jane Chappell (Bill), of Eastaboga, Hope Wilson of Gadsden; daughter-in-law Dee Turner and a loving and attentive sister-in-law Thelma Turner of Eastaboga. She was the loving grandmother of 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was proceeded in death by her husband Charlie Nixon Turner, sister Inez Deason, of Dadeville, sister, Miriam Jackson, of Talladega, Helen Warren, of Eastaboga, her son, Clyde Turner, of Palmerdale, and her daughter Marie Turner, of Eastaboga. She was a devoted gardener, master fisherman, an avid seamstress, world traveler, lover of Jacksonville State football, and could feed the entire community on demand. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School and was recently honored as the oldest living alumnus. Pallbearers will be Greg Chappell, Jeff Chappell, Jason Chappell, John McCluer, Bryan McCluer, and Will Hendon. Honorary pallbearers will be Jean Dorsett, Theresa "Sis" Smith, Myrt McCluer, Jane Chappell, and Hope Wilson. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Eastaboga Baptist Church. Her family would like to sincerely express our appreciation to friends for cards, visits and food during this time also thanks to Amedisys Hospice for their time and care with mother. Usrey Funeral Home Talladega will direct. Online condolences can be made to
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Talladega, AL 35161
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Published in The Anniston Star on June 3, 2014