Clifton L. Turner

Published 3:17 pm Thursday, August 10, 2017

SCOTLAND NECK, N.C. — Clifton Lee Turner, 70, passed away on Aug. 8, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina, surrounded by his family.

Clifton was a native of Carrsville, Virginia, and was a son of the late Charlie and Nellie Grace McClenny Turner.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 47 years, Patricia Hedgepeth Turner; two sons, Duke Turner (Nancy) of Sedley, Virginia; and Tracey Turner (Cindy) of Wakefield, Virginia, four grandchildren, Brittany Turner, Jennifer Turner, Corey Turner and Brennan Turner; seven sisters, Margie Copeland, Christian Cameron, Irene Williams, Betty Daughtrey, Mary Turner, Margaret Brown and Audrey Turner; four great-grandchildren; and 31 nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Mr. Turner was predeceased by his grandson, Chris Turner; four sisters, Virgie Archer, Essie Stevens, Nellie Grace Turner and Elsie Basl; and one brother, Charlie Turner Jr.

The graveside service will be at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Southampton Memorial Park, Franklin, Virginia, with Pastor Randy Wright officiating.

The family will receive friends at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday.