Eugene Turk, Jr.

Eugene Augusta Turk, Jr. age 85 of Meridian, MS died November 9, 2013 at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was born October 24, 1928 in Monroe Co., AL. Mr. Turk was a retired truck driver for Roadway Truck Company. He attended Bucatunna Baptist Church and was a Shriner and a Mason of Bowen Lodge # 240 F&AM. He is survived by his wife, Doris Turk, daughter, Deborah Murray, son, Carl (Beverly) Turk all of Meridian, MS; brother, Charlie (Grace) Turk of Hammond, LA; 5 sisters, Betty Godwin of Excel, AL; Laura (Roland) Sheffield of Mexia, AL; Mary Jane (Harold) House of Uriah, AL; Virginia (Tommy) Harper of Monroeville, AL; Hazel (Tony Spence) Boren of Houston, TX; 5 grandchildren, Jerry (April) Turk, Jr. of Meridian, MS; Brandon (Arabell) Murray of Meridian, MS; Dana (Brian) Becton of Corpus Christi, TX; Ronald (Kristy) Turk of Meridian, MS; Jessica (Mike) Smith of Meridian, MS; and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose Mae Turk, his parents, Eugene Augusta (Sam) Turk, Sr. and Adabell Crosswhite Turk, son, Jerry Turk, brother, William Turk. Visitation was held at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 5 to 7 PM. Funeral services were held at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:00 am with Rev. Doug Goodman officiating. Burial was in the Kelley Cemetery in Thomasville, AL. Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL.

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