Leola (Monasco) TurnerNovember 29, 1938 ~ August 17, 2017 (age 78)
Bertie Leola Manasco Turner, 78, of Leakesville, passed away on August 17, 2017 at the Greene County Hospital. She enjoyed her animals and bird watching, gardening, cooking, and most of all spending time with family. An avid sports fan, Ms. Turner excelled at basketball and soft ball. She was a second generation news publisher. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was loved and will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John F. Turner; son, Kenneth Randal Turner; parents, William E. and Clyde Manasco; two sisters, Grace Manasco and Mildred Smith; and one brother, William Manasco.
She is survived by her children, Cheri Culpepper (Dennis) and George Russell Turner (Jennifer); 5 grandchildren, Joni McMillon (Chris) and Jennifer Edwards (Curt); and Perry, Jackson and Mary Grace Turner; 4 great-grandchildren, Hunter and Ryder McMillon and Lilly and Kenley Edwards; sister, Vondee Carey (Tom); brother-in-law, Bill Smith; and many nieces, nephews, and close cousins.
The Funeral Service will be held at 4 pm on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Freeman Funeral Home with a visitation prior to the service beginning at 2 pm with Bro. Adam Wyatt and Bro. Dennis Cochran officiating. Interment will be in the McLeod Magnolia Cemetery. Online condolences may be given at www.freemanleakesville.com. Freeman Funeral Home- Leakesville, MS