Turner, Donald Gilbert

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Donald Gilbert Turner, 85 of Floyd, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020. He is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Billings Turner; parents, George & Martha Long Turner; son, David M. Turner; grandchild, Rahmel Johnson; brothers, Lloyd Turner, George “Willie” Turner, and Earl Turner; and sister, Ann Marie Turner.

Donald was retired from Texaco Oil Company and the Newark Board of Education in New Jersey after many years. He was born and raised in Orange, New Jersey and received his education in the Newark School System.

He is survived by his son & daughter-in-law, Donald L. Turner, Jr. & Shawn Ellison-Turner; daughters, Lana J. Turner Harrison, Sheila D. Turner Wilson, and Jeanette Donna Turner; grandchildren, Walter Earl Wilson, Lorraine D. Wilson, Lisa J. Wilson, Abriana Johnson, Ahmirah Turner, Chase Turner, and Nasir Simmons; great-grandchildren, Rayhon Johnson, Kaeleb Turner, and Keion Flint; brother, Leon Turner; sisters, Pauline Pierce, Ruby White, and Martha (Marian) Turner; brother-in-law, Jerry Billings; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020 at the Little River Cemetery with Rev. Clinton Crump officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until Noon on Monday at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel prior to the graveside service.