COLUMBUS ó John Henry Turner, 89, died, Feb. 11, 2020, at North Misiisiisppi Medical Center of Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at St. James M.B. Church of Crawford, with Willie Petty officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from 1-7 p.m. today, at Carterís Funeral Service of Columbus. Carterís Funeral Service of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Turner was born March 16, 1930, in Crawford, to the late Tom Turner and Lucy McGee Turner. He was formerly employed at a crane operator with Jones & Laughlin Steel Mill and a member of St. James M.B. Church. In addition to her parents, ha was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Liza Turner; son, John Henry Turner Jr.; and siblings, Jerry Turner, Tommy Turner, Same turner, Roberts Wilkins, Silas Turner, Willie Turner, T.C. Turner, James Turner, Katie Foster and Mary Elle Turner. He is survived by his children, William Turner, Feddie Turner, Frankie Turner, Shawn Ferguson all of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, Johnny turner of Sewickley, Pennsylvania and Willie Earl Monroe of Crawford; siblings, George Turner and Isacc Turner both of Columbus; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be George Turner Jr., Richard Turner, Frank Turner, Larrie Turner, Marty Turner and Robert Wilkins.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 21, 2020
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