CHARLIE TURNER RITES TUESDAY IN CORINTH
Former Operator of Shoe Store Here Died On
Charlie A. Turner, former owner and
operator of a shoe store in Corinth, died at his home near Kendrick
on Corinth route 2, at 2 o’clock Sunday. He was 80 years of age.
Mr. Turner had been in failing
health for some time.
Funeral service will be held from McPeters
Funeral Home Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock, conducted by Rev. D.A.
Ellis of Memphis, Tennessee. Burial will be in
Henry Cemetery with McPeters Funeral Home in charge
Mr. Turner was a native of Dallas,
Georgia, but had resided in Corinth and Alcorn county for many
years. He was married to Miss Annie Oliver at Holly
Springs, Mississippi in 1893. She preceded him in death in 1932.
During his business career in Corinth he operated a
shoe store in the building now occupied by Ray’s
Shoe Store on Waldron street. A successful business man, Mr.
Turner made a host of friends.
Survivors include a son, Dan O. Turner,
Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee; the following grandchildren, Dan O.
Turner, Jr., of Sheffield, Alabama, Mrs. R.P.
Russell, Jr., of Memphis, Tennessee, and Charles
Eugene Turner of Memphis, Tennessee. He is also
survived by one great grandchild.