GASTONIA - Wallace Alverian Turner, 76, passed away March 13, 2013, at Gaston Place.
A native of Stokes County, he was a son of the late Banks and Lilly Forrest Turner.
He is survived by his children, Victoria Caudill and husband, Dan of Gastonia, Melinda Tumlinson and husband Harry of Dallas, Michael Turner of Pilot Mountain; sister, Doris Hartgrove and husband Edgar of Rock Hill, S.C.; grandchildren, Daniel Caudill, Timothy Caudill and wife, Sarah Jane, Ryan Gill and wife Meagan, Carolyn Molnar, Skye Turner, Katlyn Turner; great-grandchildren, Amanda Caudill and Terry Lee Farmer and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Evelyn Lawson and Ruth Houser, brother, Joseph Turner.
The family will receive friends from 2:30 until 3:30 p.m. Friday at McLean Funeral Directors, Gastonia and from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hayworth Miller Rural Hall Chapel, 305 Bethania – Rural Hall Rd., Rural Hall, NC 27045.
A graveside service officiated by the Rev. Shawn Griffin will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at King Memorial Park, King, N.C.
Memorials may be directed to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Online condolences and cemetery directions available online at www.mcleanfuneral.com.
Arrangements are with McLean Funeral Directors, Gastonia.