O. Fennon Turner Jr.

Published 2:37 pm Friday, November 29, 2019

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FRANKLIN — Ollie Fennon Turner Jr., 83, widower of Faye Daughtrey Turner, passed away on Nov. 27, 2019, in Sentara Obici Hospital.

O. Fennon Turner Jr.

Born on Sept. 4, 1936, in Roxboro, North Carolina, and reared in Carrsville, Fennon was a son of the late Ollie Fennon Turner Sr. and Lera Young Turner.

He was also predeceased by a son, Daniel P. Turner; a brother, Gilbert W. Turner; and his dear friend, Jane Brown.

Fennon was retired from the Sheet Finishing Department at Union Camp Corporation with 35 years of service. He also helped his wife Faye at Shoe Show for years.

Left to cherish his memory are three sons, Michael P. Turner, Mark A. Turner and David F. Turner (JoAnne); seven grandchildren, Ryan Turner (Julia Franklin), Hannah Turner, Chandler Turner, Josh Turner (Amy Davis), Denney Collins (Jack), Heather Crouch (Chad) and Erica Turner (John Lee); six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The memorial service will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Decker officiating. Burial will be private.