Moultrie Observer


October 20, 2012

Lucille Tuner

MOULTRIE — Lucille Logan Turner, 88, of Moultrie, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at her residence.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, at Heritage Church, where the Rev. David Oaks serves as pastor. The Rev. Willie Love will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Schley Baptist Church Cemetery, with the repast to be concluded at New Beginning Word Of Life, located at 705 12th Street N.W. Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.

She was born March 8, 1924, in Troy, Ala., to the late Ada Houghton and raised by her grandparents the late Thomas and Mae Bell Logan. She was lovingly referred to as “MaMa ‘Cil’, said her family. She was an active member of Okapilco Baptist Church, under the leadership of the Rev. Willie Love. She served as the president of the usher board and was a participating member of the Freedom Savings Club and mother of the church. She was a dedicated wife and homemaker to the late patriarch of the Turner family, Ulyssee Turner, her family also said of her.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Ulyssee “C-Boy” Turner; a daughter, Betty Jean Lowe; two brothers, James Logan and Joe D. Logan; and a son-in-law, Roger Wiliams

Survivors include four sons, Ulyssee Turner Jr. and wife Emma Jean of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Paul Turner Sr. and wife Wilma of Rome, Ga., the Rev. Freddie Turner and wife Gail of Moultrie, and Garry Turner Sr. and wife Donna of Summerville, S.C.; five daughters, Ada Williams of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Gloria Anderson and husband MacArthur of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Christine Green and husband Freddie, Pearlie Edwards and husband Kenneth, and Patricia Richardson, all of Moultrie; five sisters-in-law; a son-in-law, Eddie Lowe Sr. of Moultrie; 30 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; a host of great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; one god-son, Adrien Williams; and a dedicated grandson, Marcus Turner and wife Shameka, who cared for her and remained at her side until her death.

Final arrangements have been entrusted to Luke Strong and Son Mortuary, Ltd.

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