Turner, Gail Merrell

Retired From Legal Aid Of East Tennessee After 24 Years

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Gail Turner
Gail Turner

Gail Merrell Turner, 75, a native and lifelong resident of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on December 25, 2018. 

She was a devout Christian and faithfully attended Brainerd Baptist Church for 41 years. Gail graduated from Central High School Class of 1961 and retired from Legal Aid of East Tennessee after 24 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eddie and Gladys Merrell.

Left behind to cherish Gail’s memory are her husband of 51 years, Charlie Turner; sons, David (Brandy) Turner, Eddie (Michelle) Turner and Chris (Julie) Turner; grandchildren, Tristan Jarnagin, Cash, Jack, Meryl, Wilson, Ella, and Wyatt Turner. She was loved by many close friends including Eric Million and family and Marcy Kelch and family.

Visitation will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30, at the funeral home. 

Funeral services will be held at Brainerd Baptist Church, 300 Brookfield Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37411, on Monday, Dec. 31, at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Todd Schultz and Eddie Turner officiating.

Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 8, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

Arrangements are under the care of Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist East Chapel, 404 South Moore Rd. East Ridge, TN 37412.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.


Smith, Roderick

Cook, Myrtle

Qualls, Katie


Roderick Smith, 54, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Myrtle Cook, 66, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Katie Qualls, 97, passed away on September 19, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)



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