Whitesburg KY

Services held for Gary Turner

Funeral services for Gary Lynn Turner, 68, of McRoberts, were held October 29 at the Fleming- Neon Church of God.

Born in Coeburn, Va., to the late Duard and Dorothy Kilgore Turner, he died October 26 at Pikeville Medical Center.

He was a brother of the late J.D. Turner.

Mr. Turner enjoyed working on his cabin, hunting, fishing, cooking, and was an avid Alabama football fan.

He enjoyed going out on his porch every morning and saying, “Hello big eye in the sky, thank you, Lord, for this beautiful morning.”

Surviving are his wife, Karen “Katie” Sparks Turner; two sons, Jason Phillips and wife Amanda of Morristown, Tenn., and Joe Phillips and wife D.D. of Jackhorn; two daughters, Dreama Turner and Mike McMurray of Church Hill, Tenn., and Cindy Burns and husband Jeff of Bristol, Tenn.; two brothers, Terry Turner of Coeburn, Va., and Alan Turner of Abingdon, Va.; four sisters, Doris Nutter and Linda Wells, both of Mechanicsville, Va., Rita Martin of Charlotte, N.C., and Nora (Deb) Kiser of Abingdon; his mother-in-law, Niece Sparks of McRoberts; nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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