Ms. Sharde Winford-Turner, 20, of 3512 Carlton Road, Richmond, Va., entered into eternal rest peacefully early Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at VCU/MCV Health Care System.

Sharde was born April 27, 1992. She graduated from Dinwiddie High School in June 2010. She was a presently attending John Tyler Community College. She was a very sharp and bright young lady who always loved being with her family and friends.

She was a member of Greater Kingdom Business Ministry in Hopewell, Va. She participated actively in the youth services and she enjoyed praise dancing.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories her devoted father, Karlos Turner and devoted second-mother, Stacie Turner, of Waverly, Va.; a devoted mother, Laverne Winford-Ross (Denise Lindsay) of Richmond, Va.; a devoted second-father, Terry Ross of Fayetteville, N.C.; one sister, Shanelle Turner; two brothers, SaDarrius Turner and Sedrick Turner, all of Waverly, Va.; maternal grandparents, Robert D. Winford of Richmond, Va., and Corriennie Green of Dinwiddie, Va.; paternal grandparents, Yvonne Turner (Edward) of Waverly, Va., and Ernest Barrow (Valerie) of Waverly, Va.; one great-grandmother, Geraldine Wilkins of Waverly, Va.; one nephew, TaeMari Bailey; and one niece, Tyla Bailey, both of Waverly, Va.; five aunts, one devoted aunt, Danita Turner-William (Charlie), and Antwanet Lee, both of Petersburg, Va., Carolyn Barrow of Waverly, Va., Candice Williams (Johntae) of Georgia and Joanna Barrow of Norfolk, Va.; eight uncles, Justin Winford of Norfolk, Va., Edward Turner Jr. of Norristown, Pa., Luke Turner of Petersburg, Va., Ernest Barrow Jr., Joshua Barrow, Dwight Barrow, Johnathan Barrow and Elias Barrow, all of Waverly, Va.; godmother, Regina Crockett of Franklin, Va.; three devoted cousins, Angela Smith (James), Lynette Williams and Rakera D. Lee; and a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and friends.

A service of love and remembrance for Ms. Sharde L. Winford-Turner will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va.; the Rev.Kevin Northam, pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church, Dinwiddie, Va., eulogist.

The family will receive friends at the following: 7901 Boydton Plank Road, Trailer 110, Petersburg, Va., and may be contacted by calling 804-722-3109, and 132 Sylvan Road, Waverly, Va., and may be contacted by calling 804-896-1199 or 804-712-2323.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Ms. Winford-Turner at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911,

Funeral Home

J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc.
102 South Avenue  Petersburg, VA 23803

Published in The Progress-Index from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17, 2013