Walter Vernon Turner
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 10, 1928
  • Date of passing: Aug 22, 2012
Let the memory of Walter be with us forever

Walter Vernon Turner, 84, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2012 at his home.

A native of Mecklenburg County, Va., the son of the late Walter Mitchell and Ruby Evans Turner. He was a member of Oak Hill Presbyterian Church and retired from Certainteed after many years of service.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 24, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Dr. Randy Pittman. Burial will be in Oak Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Surviving are his wife of forty-three years Jane Crute Turner of the home, two daughters , Cindy R. Milton(Larry) of Oxford, Kim T. Vick(Joe) of Henderson, three sisters, Doris T. Turgeon of Tomahawk, Wisconsin ,Martha T. Turner of Roxboro, Kathy T. Bonner of Georgia, a brother John Turner of Virgilina, Va., three granddaughters, two grandsons and two great grandsons. He was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys T. Ayscue.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Cancer Centers of N.C., 10010 Falls of the Neuse Rd. Suite 203, North Raleigh, NC 27614.

Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM, Thursday evening, August 23, 2012 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Turner Family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Nancy Dickerson on 22nd August 2013

"As you observe the 1st Anniversary of Mr.Turner's death, please know we are thinking about you all and are praying for the family.  Please know we are here if there is anything we can do to ease your pain.  For our friend's Cindy and Larry, we love you and are here if you need anything. You will see him again 1 day in Heaven!!"

This tribute was added by Nancy Dickerson on 10th April 2013

"Cindy, thinking of all your family today on the birthday of Mr. Turner!  Will be praying for you all.  I know this is a tough day for you all!"

This tribute was added by Nancy Dickerson on 30th August 2012

"Keeping you all in our thought's and prayer's in the day's ahead!  I am a friend of Cindy and Larry's  and go to church with them.  They are a mighty special couple and we all love them. Praying for peace for the family and satisfaction to know that you will see him again one day!!! No more sickness nor pain for him!  God Bless You All!!"

This tribute was added by Marie Jones on 26th August 2012

"So sorry for your loss.Will keep all the family in our prayers.
Doug and Marie Jones"

This tribute was added by Kathy Vick Johnson on 24th August 2012

"Mrs.Turner and family,

So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Trusting that God will comfort you during this time and give you His peace.

Sincerely, Kathy Vick Johnson"

This tribute was added by Betty Whitaker on 23rd August 2012

"Jane & family - Walter and I are so sorry for your loss.  We will keep you and your family in our prayers.  

Betty Jean & Walter Whitaker"

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Lynn Cox


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