Meridian Star


February 25, 2014

David C. Turner, I

MERIDIAN —     Services for David C. Turner, I,  were held Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at 10 a.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home with Rev. Lester Ray Hopkins officiating. Burial was in Old Salem Church Cemetery in Berry, Ala., at 2 p.m., with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

    Mr. Turner, 48, of Bailey, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at his home. He worked for Rock-Tenn for almost thirty years. Mr. Turner enjoyed racing and working on cars. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was very talented and creative at drawing various landscapes and other things. He was a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, uncle and friend.

    Survivors include his wife, Shirley Turner; son, David Turner, II; step-sons, Chad Smith and wife Tracey, and Chris Smith and wife Stacy; six grandchildren; mother, Jewell Turner; sister, Shiela Shelton and husband Michael; brother, Chris Turner and wife Melissa; special great-nephew Austin Robinson and numerous other nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Raiford Turner and his grandparents.

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