Monday, January 1, 1934 - Sunday, October 20, 2013
Mr. Grady Cleveland Turner of Hartford passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013 at SAMC. He was 79.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 24, at Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Hall and Rev. Coley M. Holloway officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the Shiloh Baptist Church Children’s Building Fund, 873 Shiloh Road, Hartford, AL 36344.
Mr. Turner was born January 1, 1934 in Geneva County to the late Joseph Shelley and Trudell Ross Turner. As a faithful Christian, Cleveland was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and a Sunday school teacher for many years. He was a loving husband, daddy, granddaddy and great granddaddy. Cleveland retired in June of 2000 from Wiregrass Electric after 43 years of service.
Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Gwen Turner, Hartford; one daughter, Malissa Roberts (John), Hartford; one son, Tim Turner (Serina), Hartford; two sisters: Betty Hatfield (Wayne), Hartford and Mary Burch (Charles), Bainbridge, GA; four grandchildren; Micah Turner (Mindy), Rebecca Best (Kevin), Abby Roberts and Jay Roberts; three great grandchildren: Lillie Claire, Brannon, Caroline Turner and Baby Best, one of “God’s Little Blessings” on the way; two sisters-in-law: Betty Peacock, Hartford and Juanita Staggs, Clanton, AL; one brother-in-law, Erby Varner (Arrita), Clanton, AL; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.