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“I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Chris, but I have heard a lot about him from his proud father, Scott. I am deeply sorry that the world lost...Read More »
1 of 46 | Posted by: Elise

“I am sorry to hear this news.I very much enjoyed being around chris.He made my day in high school.He will be missed.I will keep yall in my prayers. ”
2 of 46 | Posted by: Tiffany Wallace - Greenwood, SC

“I am a staff member who works with Health Science students at Clemson. Chris was a wonderful member of the Clemson family, and he is very much missed...Read More »
3 of 46 | Posted by: Betsy Knapp - Clemson, SC

“We are so saddened for your loss. Christopher was a kind young man and a promising student. He is missed at Clemson University. Please know that...Read More »
4 of 46 | Posted by: Windsor Sherrill - Clemson, SC

“Angie,I am sorry so to hear about your loss.I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Ruthie ”
5 of 46 | Posted by: Ruthie Roberts - Ninety Six, SC

“I am so sorry to hear about Chris's untimely passing. Chris was in several of my public health sciences classes and He was a wonderful student. We...Read More »
6 of 46 | Posted by: Sarah Griffin - Clemson, SC

“We love you Chris and will never forget the impact you made on all of our lives. You have an amazing soul and I can not wait to see you again in...Read More »
7 of 46 | Posted by: Heather Echols - Saint Louis, MO

“Cindy,Faye, Seth and Olivia--Our thoughts and prayers are with you.It was a privlege to have been a part of Chris's medical team and to know you and...Read More »
8 of 46 | Posted by: George Kotchmar - Columbia, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers were with you today. I am so glad that God is with you through all of this. Love, Fran Freeland Strawn and Family. ”
9 of 46 | Posted by: Frances F. Strawn - DeLand, FL

“Cindy, I am not sure if you remember me or not, but I took care of Chris on more than one occasion. I was shocked to hear of his passing. I will...Read More »
10 of 46 | Posted by: Robin Jones - Columbia, SC

“To my Pettus Family: Also Jimmy & Cindy Turner--So sorry, for another loss in your wonderful family. Although I did not know Chris, I know that he...Read More »
11 of 46 | Posted by: Charles T. Cann - Greenwood, SC

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace in this time of sorrow. ”
12 of 46 | Posted by: Eric and Katie Parkman - SC

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We know it has been a very long and hard road. Keep the faith. Peace and Love to you all.. Kevin, Diane,...Read More »
13 of 46 | Posted by: Sponenberg Family - Greenwood, SC

“Dear Turner Family, I am a faculty member in Public Health Sciences at Clemson. Christopher was in my HLTH 400 (Nutrition and Physical Activity...Read More »
14 of 46 | Posted by: Joel Williams - Clemson, SC

“Angie my friend, I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful Chris. You and your family are held close in my heart. I wish you all peace. With love...Read More »
15 of 46 | Posted by: Lori

“We were so saddened to hear of your sons passing. Sounded like he accomplished so much in his life.Please know we will be praying for God to comfort...Read More »
16 of 46 | Posted by: Jimmy and Robin McInville - SC

“I am truly sorry to hear of Chris's untimely death. I had him in class and while a quiet young man was an excellent student. I talked with him on...Read More »
17 of 46 | Posted by: Gerald Costello - Clemson, SC

“Cindy and kids, There is no words for what you have been thru this year. I didn't get to know Chris but for what I have read about him he...Read More »
18 of 46 | Posted by: Edna Neal - Augusta, GA

“Cindy, I am very sorry for your loss and please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I work with Wendy and she always kept me up to date...Read More »
19 of 46 | Posted by: Jennifer DeLong - Gillsville, GA

“Dear Chris's Family: We were so sad to hear about your loss. We remember him as a presious small child. Our hearts go out to all of you. Cathy ...Read More »
20 of 46 | Posted by: Cathy Miller - ninety six, SC

“I love you Chris, you will ALWAYS be with me in my heart!...You're like the big brother I never had! We shared the best of times together Gabbo!. ...Read More »
21 of 46 | Posted by: Jessica Davis - Greenwood, SC

“I never got the chance to meet Chris, but I can imagine how special he was because his Aunt Angel & Aunt Deb loved him so much! Rest in peace,...Read More »
22 of 46 | Posted by: Heidi Wimmer

“As you know that we are all here for you anytime you need us. I am so saddened by all that has happened to you and your family and I know that you...Read More »
23 of 46 | Posted by: Jamie Adams - Greenwood, SC

“Cindy and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers will continue for strength and healing for you,and peace in the...Read More »
24 of 46 | Posted by: Justine - Greenwood, SC

“Precious Cindy, I've been praying for you continuously since you've been in Charleston. May the Lord wrap His everlasting arms around you and your...Read More »
25 of 46 | Posted by: Sallie Bode - Greenwood, SC

“Chris, I can't believe you are gone. But I am so glad you are no longer hurting. I will always remember our beach trips and even Disney World. Even...Read More »
26 of 46 | Posted by: Wendy Pettus Culbertson - GA

“You are in my heart as well as all of the people at ECAH. This is a very difficult time and want you to know we are here for each of you. ...Read More »
27 of 46 | Posted by: Tina Hughes - Greenwood, SC

“Cindy, I don't know where to begin. There are so many wonderful things to say about Chris. I know you are so proud of the young man he became. He...Read More »
28 of 46 | Posted by: Sherry Turner - Ninety Six, SC

“I was so sorry to hear of Chris' passing. I never got to meet Chris, but through Angie I felt like I knew him. Angie always spoke of Chris when we...Read More »
29 of 46 | Posted by: Stacey Dodson

“Our condolences go out to you and your family we were apart of Chris's life for only a few years but, we loved Chris as a son he was awsome in...Read More »
30 of 46 | Posted by: Angela Matthews - greenwood, SC

“Angie, Deb and family- My heart goes out to your whole family. I remember him as a kid at your parent's house Angie. He was a doll. What a...Read More »
31 of 46 | Posted by: Ingrid Montaturo - SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Chris was a wonderful young man. I remember his smiles the most! I love you guys! ”
32 of 46 | Posted by: Julie King - Greenwood, SC

“Cindy, Olivia, and Seth, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Tell Olivia that Madison has been...Read More »
33 of 46 | Posted by: REBEKAH FERQUERON - HODGES, SC

“Cindy, I was so saddened to read of Chris' passing. I remember that precious little boy in first grade. He was a joy to teach with such a kind ...Read More »
34 of 46 | Posted by: Dot Latham - Greenwood, SC

35 of 46 | Posted by: sandra & clyde pettus - McCORMICK, SC

“I got the privaledge of getting to know chris through mutal friends. He was a wonderful young man.. I am so sorry for your loss your family is in our...Read More »
36 of 46 | Posted by: Angela Cox - Greenwood, SC

“I am sorry to hear about your loss. Chris was a nice guy and had no enemies. May he rest in peace with God by his side and may god help your family...Read More »
37 of 46 | Posted by: Nikki Arnold - Greenwood, SC

“Angie and family; Please know that your friends and family at Kool Smiles are thinking of you and feeling your loss. May God give you strength and...Read More »
38 of 46 | Posted by: Renee Cannon - Greenville, SC

“I am very sorry for the loss of your beloved Chris. Karen Leyton (a friend of his Aunt Angie's) ”
39 of 46 | Posted by: Karen Leyton

“Cindy, Fay and family, We are so, so sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved and cherished Chris and we pray that God will help you through...Read More »
40 of 46 | Posted by: Shirley Kellum - Greenwood, SC

“Cindy, I didn't see Chris very much, but I do remember how special he was. He was always such a pleasure. My thoughts and prayers, along with so...Read More »
41 of 46 | Posted by: Bonita (Tollison)Guido - SC

“Cindy and family, We are sending heartfelt prayers to you and your family. Our thoughts for comfort and peace are with you. Chris was a fine young...Read More »
42 of 46 | Posted by: Amy Gutzmer - Atlanta, GA

“Cindy and family, We were saddened to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this very...Read More »
43 of 46 | Posted by: Rick, Tracy, and Heath Phillips - SC

“Thinking of you AW and your family. Stephanie God saw he was getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around him and...Read More »
44 of 46 | Posted by: stephanie - greenville, SC

“RIP chris u will be missed..your in a better place now watching over all those who love you and your not suffering anymore...you lived your life the...Read More »
45 of 46 | Posted by: Anna Haupfear - Greenwood, SC

“I am so sorry to hear about Chris. He will be missed. Chris meant alot to my family (Bryan, Amber and Meagan). I know that he isn't suffering...Read More »
46 of 46 | Posted by: Michelle Mooney - Greenwood, SC

DATELINE GREENWOOD CHRIS TURNER Christopher Scott Turner, 22, resident of 1225 Mathis Road #1 and the Clemson University Campus in Clemson, died Monday, October 12, 2009 at MUSC University Hospital in Charleston. Born in Greenwood August 21, 1987, he was a son of Cynthia Ward Pettus and James Scott Turner. Chris was a 2005 graduate of Greenwood High School where he was a member of the ROTC. He was a senior at Clemson University where he majored in Health Sciences for Pre Med and was honored on the 2008-2009 Fall Semester President’s List. Chris loved attending Clemson football games. He had a passion for music and was an avid guitarist. He was a member of North Greenwood Church of God. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Walter Scott Pettus; infant sister, Julia Pettus; and paternal grandmother, Brenda Turner. Surviving, in addition to his mother of the home and his father of Florida is a brother, Seth Pettus and sister, Olivia Pettus, both of the home; two other sisters, both of Elberton; maternal grandmother, Faye Ward of the home; maternal grandfather, Walter Ward of Hodges; maternal great-grandmother, Naomi Turner Ward of Greenwood; paternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Nancy and Alvin Steading of Simpsonville; paternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Don and June Turner of Ninety Six; step-grandparents, Clyde and Sandra Pettus of Dacula, GA; uncles, Ken Turner of Ninety Six and Ricky Pettus of Atlanta; aunts, Angie Ward and Debbie Goldman of Greenwood, Donna Calliham of Ninety Six and Wendy Culbertson of Gainesville, GA. Many cousins also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 PM from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Richard Saxon officiating. Interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chad Echols, Trent Johnson, Ray Roton, Zach Bell, Richie Saxon, Alex Golden and Rick Lyons. Honorary escort will be Barry Boggero and Jeff Timmerman. The family is at the home of Jill and Kellar Lawrence, 703 Saddle Hill Road and will receive friends Friday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. In addition to flowers, memorials to the North Greenwood Church of God Youth Fund, 2274 Montague Avenue Ext., Greenwood, SC 29649.

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