Mrs. Louise Turner
Mrs. Louise Turner went home to be with her Lord on June 12, 2016. She was 86 years old.
Funeral services will be held 1pm Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Antioch Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Espy and Rev. Frank Kemper officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery.
Louise was born March 18, 1930 in Carroll County, TN. She was the daughter of the late Clois Leslie and the late Roma Rummage Leslie. Louise attended Fairview School and graduated from Northside High School in 1948 as class valedictorian. She was an honors graduate of West Tennessee Business College. Louise married Wayne "Buck" Turner October 12, 1951. They made their home in the Three Way Community. Louise actively served her community and worked many years in the community stew. She was a life long member of Antioch Baptist Church and served her Lord proudly in numerous church positions. Louise retired in 1996 from the State of Tennessee Tax Enforcement Division. She enjoyed her early retirement years traveling all over the United States with Buck. She was an avid gardener and shared her love of flowers with family and friends.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband Buck after 62 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, James and Gray Leslie.
Louise leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Patricia Turner Chambliss of Humboldt, TN and husband Tom; five grandchildren, Leslie (Grant) Spegal, Justin Brown all of Humboldt, TN, Tara (David) Brown of Olive Branch, MS, C.J. (Nikki) Chambliss and Tommy (Brooke) Chambliss of Louisiana; six great-grandchildren, Lynzee Spegal, Kaysi Brown, Hunter Brown, Hailee Chambliss, Gracie Chambliss and Tee Chambliss.
Louise loved her Lord and carried her faith proudly until the end. She was a loving and caring wife and mother, a devoted friend and an example for everyone. Our loss is truly Heaven's gain.
Visitation will be held at Antioch Baptist Church Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 5 until 7 pm and on Wednesday from 12 noon till service time.