Clyde James Turner

New Orleans, Louisiana

Oct 19, 1947 – Jul 30, 2019


October 19, 1947
July 30, 2019


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Clyde James Turner, age 71, was born on October 19, 1947 and passed away on July 30, 2019. Son of the late Alma Turner Coleman and Charlie Washington, Sr. He was adopted and raised by Elizabeth and Coote Fair. Devoted wife, Betty Thomas Turner, Father of Abdul Jubbar (Dawn) Turner Thomas, Sarnell (Antionette) Clark, Anthony Staves, Clyde Smith, Regina Staves, Latecia (Keith) Ward and Trayelle Scott. Brother of Charlie B. (Celestine) Washington, Esaw Washington, Willie (Katie) Carter, Cleandrew Coleman, Leeandrew (Kurtnall) Coleman, Johnny (Linda) Coleman, Josephine (Jimmy) Johnson and Alma Dale (Ronnie) Coleman. Also survived by seventeen grandchildren, Elton D. Thomas, Jaden Thomas, Joshua Thomas, Kemiya Clark-Parker, Aneus Roberts, Johnathan Millage, Jr., Angelica Staves, Racquel Staves, Antionette Staves, Frederick Staves, Albert Staves Jr., Antonio Staves, Jerome Staves, Kevin Staves, Javarus Davis, Keosha Ward and Jaylen Ward. Brother in law to Ellen (Nathaniel) Carretta, Eliza Williams, Dora (Derrick) Richards, Andrew Thomas and Archie (Crystal) Thomas. Nephew to Margery Washington, Sarah Taylor and Mary Wiley. He attended elementary and high school in Waterproof, LA. Relatives and friends of the family, also, Pastor, Officers and Members of Fifth African Baptist Church, True Love Missionary Baptist Church, Shiloh Baptist Church and the employees of Perino's Garden Nursey and Raintree are invited to attend the Visitation on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Fifth African Baptist Church, 3419 S. Robertson Street from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. Followed by Funeral Services at 9:00 a.m. Pastor Dale Jay Sanders and Charlie B. Washington Officiating. Interment Resthaven Memorial Park. You may sign the guest book on GERTRUDE GEDDES WILLIS FUNERAL HOME INC., IN CHARGE (504) 522-2525.

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My sincere condolences to my cousin and family.

My sincere condolences to my classmates Betty and Rev. Charlie Washington and the entire family.

My deepest sympathy

The Holmes family sincerely send our condolences to the Turner family (my uncle)

So sorry for your loss. May God give you strength during this difficult time.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Rest in peace Cuz! God bless you! Uncle Corneilus
and I love you!