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Johnny Turner

February 15, 1953 — January 15, 2015

Johnny Turner, 61 of Cawood, Kentucky completed his earthly journey Thursday, January 15, 2015 at his home peacefully.  Johnny was a retired truck driver having driven cross-country as well as locally.  He was known to his fellow truck drivers as “Slim”.

Johnny was a dedicated husband and father; he enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He also volunteered several years for the Boy Scouts of America.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jacob; parents, Arnold and Oma; brothers, Ralph and Leon; daughter-in-law, Alicia; step-father and mother-in-law, Bert and Willie Jordan; and father-in-law, Bethel Stewart, Sr.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Marilyn and their  children and grandchildren, Lorabeth (Wesley) King and children Ronnie and Adrienne of Jonesborough, TN; Joshua Turner and daughter, Kami; Jonathan “J.T.” (Amanda) Turner and son Luke; Joseph (Kori) Turner with their sons Levi and Max, all of Cawood, KY; and Lacey (Philip) Gilliam of Paris, KY.  Also surviving are his brother, Ray Turner; sisters, Yvonne (Farmer) Hoskins and Willa (Gary) Maiden of Harlan, and Betty (Monroe) Cornett of Hilton Head, NC; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tracey Rice of Andersonville, TN, Rev Frank (Penny) Stewart, Sharon Stewart, and Bethel (Heather) Stewart all of  Cawood, KY.

Visitation will be Friday, January 16, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM in the chapel of Anderson-Laws and Jones Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Anderson-Laws and Jones Funeral Home.

Interment will be in the Turner Cemetery, no public graveside services will be held.

Anderson-Laws and Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Johnny Turner.  Condolences may be left at .

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