Claude T. Turner
by Robert Joseph Baker | April 21, 2015 1:41 am
Last Updated: April 20, 2015 at 11:45 pm
Claude T. Turner, 81, husband of Julie Floyd Turner, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Born in Pinewood, he was a son of the late Harmon N. Turner Sr. and Lottie Brewer Turner. He attended New Start Community Church of the Nazarene and retired from Korn Industries after nearly 45 years of service.
Survivors besides his wife of 55 years include two sons, Gregg Turner and Tony Turner both of Sumter; three grandchildren, Joey Lee, Dustin Turner and Teaa Turner; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles L. Turner, Sr. (Shirley), Raymond Turner (Lillie Mae) and Troy Turner (Mary), all of Sumter; and four sisters, Edna Mae Stegner, Lucille Austin (P.O.) and Daisy Kirkpatrick (Danny), all of Sumter, and Becky Burke (Al) of North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Turner and Harmon N. Turner Jr.; a sister, Bertha Lee Turner; and his step-mother, Madge Scott Turner.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 19, 2015, at New Start Community Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Dale Turner and the Rev. Sammy Thompson officiating. Burial followed in Pinewood Cemetery.
The family received friends at the home.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter handled arrangements.