Mary Nell Turner

Published 12:16 pm Saturday, October 27, 2012

COURTLAND—Mary Nell Johnson Turner, 82, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at East Pavilion in Franklin, Va.

She was a native of Southampton County, a daughter of the late Emmett and Rushie Ritter Johnson, and was predeceased by her first husband, Claiborne Babb; a sister, Carolyn Sweeney; and a brother, Emmett Johnson.

She was a former employee of Union Camp Corporation and a former member of the Franklin Woman’s Club.

She is survived by her husband, H. M. (Minnie) Turner; two daughters, Vicki B. Huggins and husband, Graham. of Melbourne, Australia. and Cindy B. Lynskey and husband, Brian, of Orange Park, Fla.; one sister, Janet J. Cannan of Houston, Texas; one sister-in-law, Betty Johnson, of Jacksonville, Fla.; three grandchildren, Amy Wilkinson, Katie O’Brien and Emily Lynskey; one great-grandchild, Evelyn O’Brien; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Southampton Memorial Park conducted by the Rev. Brandon Robbins.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home, 206 W. Fourth Ave., Franklin, Va., and suggests that memorial donations be made to Courtland United Methodist Church, 22416 Main St., Courtland, Va., 23837.