James M. Turner, 94, passed away on September 7, 2020 at the Casey House Hospice. Husband of the late Sue Henry Turner, he is survived by his daughter, Suzanne Daughters (David) and son James M Turner III (Leslie), 4 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Jim was born in Marks, MS on July 5, 1926. He graduated from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) with a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Math and Physics. He was president of his fraternity (Kappa Sigma), the Student Body, and was selected for their Hall of Fame. He was also a Navy Veteran.
He worked for IBM for 30 years, after retirement, he enjoyed being active in Leisure World, and most importantly, was a member of Oakdale Emory United Methodist Church and its Mighty Oaks senior organization.
He will be dearly missed by family and friends. Services to be announced at a later date.
He will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery.
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