CLEARWATER - Larry "Mike" Turner, age 49, of Babson Park, FL, died 11/27/07, in Orlando, FL. due to a stroke.
He was born 1/20/58 in Clearwater, FL, and has been a lifelong resident of Polk County. Mike was a veteran of the United States Army, a crew chief with Bailey Construction of Haines City for more than 20 years; he later became a supervisor at Hunt Bros. out of Lake Wales, and he was of the Baptist Faith.
Mike is predeceased by his father, Larry Turner and his maternal grandmother, Monteen Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Bearden of Babson Park; The light of his life, granddaughter, Allysa "Shiann" Bearden Turner, of Babson Park; children, Felicia Bearden of Babson Park, Alicia Lang of Dundee, Anthony Bearden of Babson Park, Stacy Lang and Benjamin Latham both of Alabama; grandchildren, Michaela Floyd, Nikki Floyd, both of Sommerville, AL.; mother, Barbara Jean Turner of Lake Alfred; siblings, Denise Kargus, Trish Love, Steve Turner all of Lake Alfred, Daniel Turner, David Turner, Jeff Turner all of Haines City.
Visitation will be Saturday from 3-4 p.m. with funeral services following at 4 pm at Pathway Freewill Baptist Church, Winter Haven. Memorials may be made to charity of one's choice. Oak Ridge Funeral Care, Haines City in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Ledger on Nov. 30, 2007.