1936 Luther 2021

Mr. Luther W. Turner Jr.

May 21, 1936 — October 27, 2021

Luther W. Turner, Jr. 85, died on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021. Mr. Turner was born on May 21st, 1936, in Rosedale, MS. He was the proud son of a sharecropper, Luther W. Turner, Sr. and Lovie Ponds Turner. He served in the United States Army. Funeral services will be conducted at Highland Baptist Church in Crystal Springs, MS on Saturday, October 30, 2021 with visitation at 10:00 A.M. and service at 11:00 A.M. Burial will occur immediately after at the Crystal Springs City Cemetery. Pallbearers are Van Belding, Bill Forrester, Josh Granger, Jonathan Holifield, Tom Hudson, and Joe Whitaker. He is survived by his wife, Fran Turner; 2 daughters, Carla (David) Rogers and Tina (Richie) Richardson, and daughter-in-law, Mary Turner; 5 grandchildren, Kristen (Jonathan) Holifield, Kara (Tom) Hudson, Wyatt Richardson, Aspen Turner, and Makennah Turner; and 2 great grandchildren, Zackery Holifield and Ashton Holifield; 3 sisters, Evelyn Mills, Dot Whitaker, and Shirley (Jerry) Turner; 1 brother, Jesse Turner; and 1 sister-in-law, Judy Turner; and a host of nieces and nephews. He enjoyed spending time with his family, singing hymns, fishing, hunting, and working in his woodshop. He was preceded in death by son, William “Bill” Turner; father, Luther W. Turner, Sr.; mother, Lovie Ponds Turner; sisters, Ola McVey, Eva Trimm, Louise Davenport, Nancy McCool, Lovie Mae Frances Turner; brothers, Harvey Turner and Leonard Turner. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towards the purchase of a church van for Highland Baptist Church at 505 North Jackson St. Crystal Springs, MS 39059.
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