Edward L. “Ed” Turner, age 83, a life-long resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021, in a local health care facility.
He was the son of the late Maude and Warren Turner and was also preceded in death by his brothers, Theron, Thomas and Darrell Turner and sister, Vivian Hall.
Ed worked for and retired from Cleveland Utilities in 1997. He was an active member of Red Hill UMC.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Pat Turner; sons, Chris Turner and his wife Kyong, Dale Turner and his wife Glenda; granddaughter, Annette Eskew and her husband John; grandson, Ben Turner; two great-granddaughters, Sarah and Emery Eskew; sisters, Rebecca Birchfield, Ruby Barrett, Jean Mooneyham and Diane Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
A private Remembrance of Life Service will be held graveside at Red Hill UMC cemetery.
Because of COVID concerns the family is not planning any public gathering.
In lieu of flowers the family requests the donations be made in Ed’s memory to Red Hill UMC c/o Virginia Holmes, 1333 Strawhill Road SE Cleveland TN., 37323, or www.panfoundation.org, an organization that truly helps families get through the sickness of a loved one.
Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Ave Chapel has charge of the arrangements.