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Jerry Lee Turner

October 18, 1947 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 69)

Jerry Lee Turner, 69, of Columbia, died Friday, June 30, 2017 at 5:05 A.M. at his home. 

He was born October 18, 1947 in Chance, Kentucky, to the late Millard Payne & Lyda Mae Piercy Turner.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years and love of his life, Linda Petty Turner on February 11, 2016, a daughter, Tammy Turner Franklin on July 17, 2016, a sister, Betty Redmon, and a brother, Joe Turner. 

Jerry was an active member of Purdy Separate Baptist Church for over 36 years, having served as youth leader, Sunday School teacher and Sunday School superintendent.  He was a Kentucky licensed blaster and had been employed by Scott & Ritter Company as a blaster and foreman for over 40 years.  More than anything, Jerry enjoyed his family.  His favorite pastime was watching his daughters, grandchildren and, more recently, his great-grandchild walk through the door.

Survivors Include:

One Daughter – Teresa Turner Cox of Columbia

Two Grandsons – Jonathan Franklin and his wife Robin & Justin Cox all of Columbia

One Special Great-Granddaughter – Brynlee Franklin

One Son-in-law – Larry Franklin

One Brother – Larry Turner (Cathy) of Columbia

Three sisters – Jeanette Petty and Nancy Burton (Mick) all of Columbia, Dency Upton of Bowling Green

Brother-in-law – Bobby Redmon

Sister-in-law – Joyce Turner

Two special friends/caregivers – His nephew, Bro. Adam Burton and his great-niece, Alyssa Coffey

A host of other relatives & friends also survive

Funeral Service – Monday, July 3, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Jamie Bryant officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 4:00 P.M. Sunday

Casket Bearers – Frank Muhlbaier, Jonathan Franklin, Justin Cox, Dwight Lawless, R.C. Gabehart & Doug Cowan

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

 Service Information

July 2, 2017

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
July 3, 2017

1:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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