Psalm 147:3 "He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds."
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Psalm 147:3, “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
Georgia Ann White Turner, 77, of Statesville, was born April 29, 1942, to the late Lex White and Annie Belle Redmon White. She departed this life on Friday, March 20, 2020, at Accordius Health following an extended illness.
She attended Iredell County schools and was a long time member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. She was united in marriage to Harry “Pete” Turner, who preceded her in death. A brother, Melvin White, also preceded her in death.
She leaves behind a treasured and loving family which includes her children, Robert (Maria) White of Statesville, Josie (Frank) Moore of Troutman, and Raymond L. Matthews of Mocksville; her stepchildren, Harry “Bo” (Brenda) Turner, Jr. and Keith Turner, both of Statesville; four grandchildren, TaMikka (Connell) Lewis of Killeen, Texas, TaNara Matthews and Tuyana Matthews, both of Statesville, and Kiyana Kirby of Winston-Salem; four brothers, Roy (Cheryl) White of Harmony, Reid (Shelvie) White, Ray White, and Lonnie (Linda) White, all of Statesville; five sisters, Lena McClelland, Grace (Johnny) Turner, Sadie King, and Sylvia Wilson, all of Statesville, and Sandra Campbell of Harmony; an aunt, Linda Boyce; four uncles, Harrison (Kaye) Gillespie, Ramson Gillespie, Jerry (Cynthia) Gillespie, and Norman (Annie) Gillespie; a brother-in-law, James (Lois) Turner; special friends, Thalbert Summers and Jackie Click; the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Family; and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be deeply missed by numerous loved ones.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. Mrs. Turner will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, 603 South Center Street, Statesville, NC 28677 until taken to the church to lie in state at 12:00 p.m.
There will be NO PUBLIC VISITATION, however general public viewing will be on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 Virus we, at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, along with other funeral homes across the country, have been issued a mandate to limit the number of family and/or friends at funeral services. YOU CAN ONLY ENTER THE FUNERAL WITH A FUNERAL PASS WHICH WILL BE GIVEN TO THE FAMILY.