Algie Turner

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Algie L. Turner
PORTSMOUTH—Algie Lee Turner of 1410 Newby Road, died Oct. 1, 2008, at the VA Medical Living Community Center.
Mr. Turner was a native of Newsoms. He graduated from Southampton High School, Courtland.
He was a retired Army/Navy veteran.
He joined the Army in October 1965 to 1968; he was awarded the Purple Heart by the Army in March 1967.
In 1969, he registered in the U.S. Navy until he retired in 1987.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Carphine Turner; his parents, Everette and Margeret Turner; and a son, Henry Cuffee.
Survivors include his four children: two daughters, Gail (Jim) Ramsey of Chesapeake and Vanessa Cuffee of the home; two sons, Vernon (Kim) Griffin of Portsmouth and Michael Cuffee of Williamsburg; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Eleanor T. Best of Franklin; one brother, James Turner of Franklin; one aunt, Fannie Griggs; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at Greater Bethel AME Church, Chesapeake, Thursday at noon by the Rev. William Chatman.
Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Graves Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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