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Carolyn Duane Turner, 77
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Smithville resident and Eva, Ala., native Carolyn Duane Turner, 77, was born April 1, 1938 and died Jan. 16 at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital following an extended illness.
A retired employee from Oster Corporation and a member of Corinth Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Linzy Elton and Ann Tanner Mason. She was married Nov. 6, 1971 to Hubert Nelson Turner, who preceded her in death May 21, 2015. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Drucilla “Deci” Crouch, Mary Jean Ralph, and Paulette Mingle.
She is survived by special granddaughter, Kendra (Craig) Adcock Smithson of Murfreesboro; two brothers, Kenneth Mason of McMinnville and Billy (Violet) Mason of McMinnville; special nephew, Tommy (Gail) Crouch of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in High’s Chapel with Drew Milligan officiating. Burial will follow at Corinth Cemetery in DeKalb County. Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.