The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search
News

Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…

Sports

O-Zone tournament continues in South Hill


Community


Opinion


A&E

Obituaries

Eddie Lawson Turner

SoVaNow.com / May 23, 2013
Eddie Lawson ‘E.L.’ Turner of 3135 Cedar Grove Road, Alton died on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the age of 85. He was born on Oct. 9, 1927 to the late William Andrew Turner and the late Mamie Zimmerman Turner and was married to the late Dorothy Lucille Link Turner. He was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, where he was very involved in all aspects of the church. For many years, he helped coach the community youth in baseball, softball, and basketball, and even volunteered extra time and transportation so that all children could participate.

He is survived by two sons, Larry D. Turner and his wife Pat and Carl E. Turner and his wife Wanda of Alton; one sister, Wray Weaver of Roxboro, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Jonathan Turner and Alyssa Turner. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and three brothers, Swanson, Marvin, and Bernice Turner.

A funeral will be held on Friday, May 24, at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Bonnie Pizzeck officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Thursday, May 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. other times at his home.

The family requests that anyone wishing to give memorials, please consider Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, 2040 Link-Puryear Road, South Boston, VA 24592.

Advertising Flyer

Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun -- in print and online.