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Melba Lucille Turner, 86
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Melba Lucille Turner, 86, a Warren County resident and native, was born Jan. 2, 1932 and died Feb. 9 following an extended illness.

She was a breast cancer survivor of 29 years, retired employee of Oster and Genesco, member of Shellsford Baptist Church and daughter of the late Clarence Merle and Emma Brown Dodd Hawkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Irving Andrew Turner; and sister Mamie Pedigo.

Mrs. Turner is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Donna Kay and Pete King; two grandchildren and spouses, Sandra and Justin Bryan, and Clint and Brittany King, all of McMinnville; four great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Dorothy and James Burch, June and Bobby Moore, Olivia and Teddy Boyd, and Ruby Williamson, all of McMinnville; brother and sister-in-law, C.J. and Tammy Hawkins of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at High’s Chapel with Bobby Moore to officiate. Interment will follow at Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and 10 a.m. Monday until the time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements