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Della D. Turner, 76
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Della D. Turner, 76, of McMinnville died Saturday, June 2, at St. Thomas Hospital after an extended illness.She was born in McMinnville on Aug. 31, 1935, the daughter of the late Alice D. (Nunley) and Thurman Curtis. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a nursery worker and was co-owner of Turners Bend Nursery in McMinnville.She is survived by her husband, Hubert Turner of McMinnville; three daughters, Diane M., and husband Harry Grissom, of McMinnville, Gail N., and husband Gary Dodson of McMinnville, Evelyn C., and husband Phillip Martin of McMinnville; son, Herbert (Bud) Turner of McMinnville; nine grandchildren, Shawn (LeAnne) Grissom, Shayna (Randall) Green, Josh Smith, Kelly (Bryan) Cooke, Amber Dodson and Donnie Fults, Kristy (Ronald) Clendenon, Dustin (Brandy) Martin, Jeremie (Lori) Turner, and Karissa (Mark) Hale, 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends; special nephew, Brownie Turner and special family friend Sharon Patrick.Mrs. Turner is preceded in death by her parents, Thurman and Alice Coxie (Nunley) Curtis, one brother, John Thurman Curtis, one grandson, Shane Allan Dodson, and one daughter-in-law, Karon Turner Layne,Services were held Tuesday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home Chapel with Wayne Cantrell officiating. Interment followed at Smyrna Cemetery .