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Charles A. Turner obituary - Alcorn County, Mississippi

19 Sep 1868 - 07 Aug 1949

(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)


Charlie A. Turner, former owner and operator of a shoe store in Corinth, died at his home near Kendrick on Corinth, Route 2, at 2 o'clock Sunday. He was 80 years of age.

Mr. Turner had been in failing health for some time.

Funeral service will be held from McPeters Funeral Home Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock, conducted by Rev. D.A. Ellis of Memphis, TN. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery with McPeters Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Turner was a native of Dallas, GA, but had resided in Corinth and Alcorn County for many years. He was married to Miss Annie Oliver at Holly Springs, MS in 1893. She preceded him in death in 1932.

During his business career in Corinth he operated a shoe store in the building now occupied by Ray's Shoe Store on Waldron street. A successful business man, Mr. Turner made a host of friends.

Survivors include a son, Dan O. Turner, Sr., of Chattanooga, TN; the following grandchildren, Dan O. Turner, Jr., of Sheffield, AL, Mrs. R.P. Russell, Jr. of Memphis, TN, and Charles Eugene Turner of Memphis, TN. He is also survived by one great grandchild.

The Daily Corinthian
Aug. 8, 1949

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