December 1, 2019
Mr. Paul Franklin Turner age 85 of the Greenhill Community died Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Rain Tree Manor Nursing Center in McMinnville, TN. He was born December 30, 1933, in McMinnville, TN, was a retired nurseryman, former co-owner of Turner & Son Nursery, and a member of North Warren Church of Christ. Mr. Turner was preceded in death by parents Hershel and Percy Cope Turner, first wife Mary Frances Herman Turner, grandson Christopher Paul Turner, sister Hattie Norene Turner Greene, and brother James C. Turner.
Survivors include his second wife Sandra Hooper Turner, daughter and son-in-law Joyce and Glenn Nixon, son and daughter-in-law John and Terri Turner, grandchildren Jenny Hall, Lorie (Steve) Rupp, LeAnn (Matt) Maretti, Lee-Allen (Sarah) Turner, and John Adam (Allison) Turner, great-grandchildren Destiny, R. J., Kaitlyn, Noah, Jax, Leah, Lily, Lexi, and Daniel, great-great grandchildren Brannon and Braily, step-son Deric (Candace) Peacock, and 4 step-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 03, 2019, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Mark Parkhurst will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Smithville. The Turner Family will receive friends Monday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and again Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.