Sylvan Ray "Mr. Lucky" Turner, born December
24, 1947, of the Lowland Community, went to his heavenly home to meet his
father, Jimmy Charles "J.C." Turner and mother and step-father
Virginia Hinkle Legg and Johnny Legg on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, peacefully
at his home.
He was also preceded in death by his Mamaw and Papaw
Hinkle; brother, Jimmie Turner; and nephew, Tony Turner.
Ray was an United States Army veteran, retired from
Roadway Express and was well known for his backhoe work. He attended New Hope Church.
Ray is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Wally and
Lynnie Davis; and as he would say it "His precious granddaughter",
Madalyn Davis; his twin sister and brother-in-law Shirley and Joe Hawk; and
nieces, Jo Michelle Hawk, Anthony Thompson, Kyla Hawk; extended family, Betty
and Chris Lawson; numerous cousins and many special friends.
The family received friends from 5:00--8:00 p.m. on
Friday, December 7, with services following at Stubblefield Funeral Home.
Services were conducted by Rev. Owen McCloud.
Family and friends met at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday for a
10:00 a.m. graveside service in Hamblen Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were Jeff
Hinkle, Anthony Thompson, Keith Bailey, Isaac Quinton, Troy Smith and Will
Fields. Honorary Pallbearers were
Chris Lawson, Lee Sauceman, Hughie Long, Eddie Witt and Jackie Kilgore.
Stubblefield Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.