Mrs. Grace Turner Garner, 94, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Vidant Hospice Center in Greenville. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be Elders Garlon Vick and Harold Pittman. Burial will follow in the Turner Family Cemetery in Dunn.
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Mrs. Garner was born Dec. 5, 1919 in Harnett County to the late Elder C. Dewey and Eva Bridgett Aydlett Turner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Eli Garner; daughter, Judy G. Gregory; and brothers, Royce Turner, Merwin Turner, Claxton Turner, and Walton Turner. Mrs. Garner was a homemaker and a member of Bear Grass Primitive Baptist Church. She resided in Greenville for many years before moving to Dunn in the early 2000's and for the past two years, she had been a resident of Spring Arbor of Greenville.
Surviving are children, Marty Haley of Emerald Isle and Mark Garner and wife, Gail, of Greenville; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Rose & Graham Funeral Home from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Vidant Inpatient Hospice, Service League of Greenville, c/o Vidant Medical Center Foundation, P. O. Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835 or Turner Cemetery Fund, c/o Dwight Turner, 3757 NC 55 East, Dunn, NC 28334.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.roseandgraham.com.
Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
301 W. Main Street Benson, NC 27504
Published in The Daily Reflector on May 3, 2014