Mr. Oscar W. "Pete" Turner, Sr., 74, of LaGrange passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, at West Georgia Medical Center.
"Pete," as he was affectionately known, was born October 29, 1939, in Troup County, GA to the late Richard R. Turner, Sr. and Maurice Christine Brannon Turner. He served the community as Founder and Owner of Auto and Truck Ambulance. Mr. Turner was proud to be a member of the Hogansville Masonic Lodge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Ronald Allen Turner and Richard "Ricky" Turner, Sr; two brothers, Richard R. Turner, Jr. and Donald B. Turner, Sr.; two sisters, Frances Turner England and Doris Turner Doster.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Betty Jayne Gladney Turner; children, Lydia Turner Bond, Wally Turner (Janet C.), and Beth Turner Norred (Randy); grandchildren, Joshua Turner Norred (Debra J), Holly Rushing (Daniel), Tyler Norred (Brittany), Lauren Turner, Deke Turner (Carey), Lacy Bond, Nikki Bond, Ret Turner, Chelsea Turner Binion (Daniel), Cody Turner, Brannon Turner; 13 great grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Turner Miles (Davis W. Booker), Joann Turner Coe, and Brenda Turner Lee (Ernest); several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be 3:00 P.M. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Baptist Tabernacle with Reverend Jimmy McMillian officiating. Burial will follow in Meadoway Gardens Cemetery. The gathering of family and friends will be this evening, 5:00 P.M. til 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary.
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Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636