Kenard Wayne Turner
Kenard Wayne Turner
  • November 8, 1936 - May 9, 2017
  • Chunky, Mississippi

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Services for Mr. Kenard Wayne Turner will be held Thursday at 3pm at Pine Grove Church in the Martin Community. Rev. Tommy Espey will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Turner, 80, of Chunky passed away Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at Anderson Regional Medical Center after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was an ordained minister for 51 years serving in several churches in the area. Mr. Turner was retired from the Mississippi Department of Transportation as a Highway Supervisor after 42 years of service. He also served in the Mississippi Army National Guard, was a published author of several books, an avid history buff, knife maker and outdoorsman.
He leaves his wife of 29 years Dolly Littrell Turner; daughters Tammy Herrington and husband Hal, Debbie Hall-Gretka and husband Rod, Amanda Sharp and husband Brian; son John Peebles and wife Brandi; grandchildren Kim Vick and husband Kyle, Bobby Hall and wife Ginger, Dylan Sharp, Eli Sharp, Adisyn Sharp, Elisa Holcomb and husband David, Kaylee Peebles and Jake Peebles.
Mr. Turner is also survived by his great-grandchildren Josh Randall, Deakon Vick, Mary Margret Hall and Olivia Hall.
Visitation will be from 2pm to service time at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Mr. Turner's honor to Gideons International or the local Gideons camps, P.O. Box 708, Meridian, MS 39301.