WINDER - Rev. Gene Turk, 79, died Thursday, April 3, 2014.
A native of Flowery Branch, he was the son of the late Joe L. and Ethel Crane Turk. He was preceded in death by a son, Danny Turk. Rev. Turk had served as pastor at Oak Grove Baptist Church of Jefferson, Tabernacle Baptist Church of Hartwell, Open Door Baptist Church of Flowery Branch, Freedom Baptist Church of Hartwell, and Antioch Baptist Church of Bowman. He was a retiree of Amerigas.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Kiley Turk, Winder; son, Rickie (Sherrie) Turk, Winder; daughter, Deborah (Michael) Brewer, Warner Robins; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys (M. T.) Lyles, Oakwood; and brothers, Thurmon (Nell) Turk, Buford, and Rayburn (Janet) Turk, Homer.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5, from the chapel of Carter Funeral Home with the Revs. Richard Cole and Barney Gerrin officiating. Interment will be in White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, April 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.carterfhwinder.com