Clinton Hill Turner
Published 9:02 am Monday, July 6, 2009
ROBINSONVILLE - Clinton Hill Turner, 93, died Tues., June 30, 2009 at his residence.
He was a lifelong resident of the Robinsonville community and a member of the Robinsonville Baptist Church. In his younger years, he was a farmer and later worked in the shipyard near Mobile during WWII. After the war, he drove a “Rolling Store” for several years before he worked for Hoehn’s Trading Center during the 1950s. Then he became a salesman for Barnett Furniture Co. until it closed. He was then employed by the City of Atmore until he retired in 1977.
His parents, George Jefferson and Mary Forte Turner; his wife of 58 years, Edna Moye Turner and his second wife, Gerry Farrar Turner, preceded him in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Vinson and husband, Jim of Robinsonville; one grandson, Keith Vinson and wife, Miriam of Vestavia Hills; two granddaughters, Lori Nesmith of Robinsonville and Lynn Raybon and husband, Kevin of Montevallo; four great grandchildren, Jennifer and Caroline Vinson and Jessica and Garrett Nesmith; one stepson, Dr. Frank Long and wife, Carol of Mobile.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Fri., June 3, 2009 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike McMorris officiating. Interment followed in Sardis Church Cemetery in Wawbeek. Family received friends from 9 a.m. until service time at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Robinsonville Baptist Church Perpetual Care Cemetery Fund or a favorite charity.