Turner, Bettie J.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Bettie J. Turner, 70, died on Monday, October 29, 2012 in Chattanooga. 

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

The public may pay their respect after noon on Friday at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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