Raymond Turner

Obituary of Raymond Jewell Turner

Raymond Jewell Turner, age 84, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday April 6, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oakley H. Turner and Lina Trosper Turner; wives, Verla Davenport and Velda Brantley; step daughter, Betsy Henson; brothers, Bobbie Edward Turner, Thomas Paul Turner, and James Oakley Turner; and by a sister, Leona Catherine Bunch. Raymond loved the Lord and was a member of Raymond Ridge Church of God. He is survived by his wife, Ernestine Anders Turner; sons, Raymond Jewell Turner Jr., and Robert Edward Turner (Lori); 52 grandchildren; sister, Naomi Sue Lockaby; step children, Lonso Hicks, Sharon Saylor, and Sheila Hickes; and by a host of family, friends, and neighbors who will all mourn his passing. Visitation will be after 12noon on Friday April 9, 2021 and continue until his funeral service at 12noon on Saturday April 10, 2021 at the Raymond Ridge Church of God, Lee Lane, off Bee Creek Road in Corbin, Kentucky. Ministers preaching his service will be Rev. Bob Goodin, Rev. Roger Curriton, Rev. Scotty Farmer and any other minister attending who may wish to speak or sing. Burial will follow in Hickory Hill Cemetery near Canada Town in Whitley County. Arrangements by the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home in Corbin, Kentucky Those attending the visitation or funeral are reminded to wear a face covering and to social distance in accordance with COVID guidelines.
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