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George Riley Turner

Funeral services for Mr. George Riley Turner were held Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Riverwood Family, with interment at Bethshan Cemetery in Lawrence County.
Mr. Turner, 62, of Bay St. Louis, passed from this life November 21, 2018. He was born November 15, 1956, to Riley and Mildred Turner. He worked in the medical field as a Registered Nurse. He served as Chief Nursing Officer at Doctor’s Hospital in New Orleans and House Supervisor at Hancock Medical Center. Mr. Turner was a Master Mason and a Harley Davidson enthusiast.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Lou Dyess, and one grandson, Colby Emerson.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Joshua Emerson; daughters, Christa Caldwell (Mike) and Jennie Hensarling (Jay); brothers, A.C. Turner (Sandra) and Steve Turner; sisters, Jo Stapleton (Ray), Ann White (Ollie) and Melba Carson (Keith), and six grandchildren, Joshua Emerson Jr., Andrew Hensarling, Zachary Hensarling, Amelia Kate Hensarling, Mitchell Caldwell and Caroline Caldwell. He is also survived by a host of other loving family members and friends.
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