Martin Dubose ‘Tab’ Turberville

Published 6:22 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Martin Dubose “Tab” Turberville, 96, of Atmore, passed away Thursday Feb. 6, 2014, in Atmore.

He was a retired farmer, born in Mineola on Dec. 7, 1917, to the late Daniel Arnold and Mattie Boone Turberville.

Those who preceded him in death include his wife, Dorothy Jones Turberville; sisters, Alva Lee Duncan and Danny Dean Rosetko; brothers, Floyd and Henry Turberville; and daughter-in-law, Barbara Rachel Turberville.

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Survivors are a son, James A. Turberville of Atmore; a brother, Calvin Coolidge Turberville of Atmore; and a sister, Cleo Dean Gwatney of Fairhope.

Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Pruitt officiating. Interment followed in Mineola United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family received family and friends from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Charles Agee, William Baggett, Claude Dean, Terry Roberts, Mark Rosetko, and Wayne Turberville. Honorary pallbearers were Roy Baggett, Benny Biggs, John Day, Rufus Dickey, Otha Martin, Lester Peavy and Marvis Taylor.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of all arrangements.