COMMERCE – Gwynelle Margarite Turner, 93, passed away Monday, August 12, 2013.
She was born on November 19, 1919, in Commerce, the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Myrtice Bolton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Turner; four sisters, Delona Bolton, Janie O’Kelley, Dorthy Gillispie, and Cozette Bolton; brother, Young Emory Bolton; and a daughter, Carolyn Anthony. She had been in Pruitte Health & Rehabilitation in Athens since June 2004 due to physical and health impairment.
Mrs. Turner worked at Blue Bell Manufacturing Company from 1944 until November 1972. She became unable to work at that time and had to leave Blue Bell because of a physical disability. She acquired many friends at Blue Bell, but most of these treasured friends have all preceded her in this life.
Survivors include a son, William B. Turner; daughter-in-law, Betty J. Turner; and grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 14, at 11 a.m. from the Jackson Memorial Park with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.