Georgia Turner

Georgia Turner

Wednesday, April 29th, 1942 - Friday, March 20th, 2020
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Psalm 147:3 "He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds."

Psalm 147:3, “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
Georgia Ann White Turner, 77, of Statesville, was born April 29, 1942, to the late Lex White and Annie Belle Redmon White. She departed this life on Friday, March 20, 2020, at Accordius Health following an extended illness.
She attended Iredell County schools and was a long time member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. She was united in marriage to Harry “Pete” Turner, who preceded her in death. A brother, Melvin White, also preceded her in death.
She leaves behind a treasured and loving family which includes her children, Robert (Maria) White of Statesville, Josie (Frank) Moore of Troutman, and Raymond L. Matthews of Mocksville; her stepchildren, Harry “Bo” (Brenda) Turner, Jr. and Keith Turner, both of Statesville; four grandchildren, TaMikka (Connell) Lewis of Killeen, Texas, TaNara Matthews and Tuyana Matthews, both of Statesville, and Kiyana Kirby of Winston-Salem; four brothers, Roy (Cheryl) White of Harmony, Reid (Shelvie) White, Ray White, and Lonnie (Linda) White, all of Statesville; five sisters, Lena McClelland, Grace (Johnny) Turner, Sadie King, and Sylvia Wilson, all of Statesville, and Sandra Campbell of Harmony; an aunt, Linda Boyce; four uncles, Harrison (Kaye) Gillespie, Ramson Gillespie, Jerry (Cynthia) Gillespie, and Norman (Annie) Gillespie; a brother-in-law, James (Lois) Turner; special friends, Thalbert Summers and Jackie Click; the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Family; and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be deeply missed by numerous loved ones.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. Mrs. Turner will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, 603 South Center Street, Statesville, NC 28677 until taken to the church to lie in state at 12:00 p.m.

There will be NO PUBLIC VISITATION, however general public viewing will be on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 Virus we, at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, along with other funeral homes across the country, have been issued a mandate to limit the number of family and/or friends at funeral services. YOU CAN ONLY ENTER THE FUNERAL WITH A FUNERAL PASS WHICH WILL BE GIVEN TO THE FAMILY.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, March 26th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, March 26th, 2020 1:00pm
    Chestnut Grove Baptist Church
    772 Cools Springs Road
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    Reverend Dale Gibson
  • Interment

    Thursday, March 26th, 2020 |
    Thursday, March 26th, 2020
    Chestnut Grove Baptist Church
    772 Cools Springs Road
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Posted at 08:56pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Georgia was a kind and wonderful person. She was always willing to help out when ever needed. She will be missed.

Henry & Faye Shephard

Shirley Hrant

Posted at 01:31am
To the family of Ms Turner, she was such a sweet woman with such a beautiful voice. My mom was a resident at Jurney when she was there. Our prayers are going out to the family. May God keep you close
Shirley Grant, Helen Gregory, Richard Lyond

Tammy Harrison Bryson

Posted at 09:04am
I enjoyed taking care of Georgia for years. She was a special person She is with God now. Prayers to the family at this time.

Odell and Vivian

Posted at 03:57pm
We were so sorry to learn of Georgia's passing. She was a wonderful, nice ,sweet , kind, considerate person who gave her all in everything that she did. Josie and all the family, you have our love and our deepest sympathy.
Odell and Vivian Williams

Annette Forbes

Posted at 01:26pm
On behalf of CommScope, we are sorry for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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