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Linda Petty Turner, 68, Columbia, KY (1947-2016)

She was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was a member of a large, highly regarded Adair County, KY family, the daughter of the late Earl "Toy" & Hazel Earls Petty. Her husband, Jerry Turner, survives. She leaves four direct living descendants with a great granddaughter on the way. She was a member of Purdy Separate Baptist Church and a homemaker.
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Linda Turner, 68, of Columbia, died Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:44amCT at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral service will be Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Jamie Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Friday, February 12, 2016, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Casket Bearers: Adam Burton, Bobby Jessie, Billy Jessie, Bobby Joe Coffey, Barry Petty and Dakota Petty

Linda Turner, 68, Columbia, KY (1947-2016)

She was born November 18, 1947, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Earl "Toy" & Hazel Earls Petty. She died Thursday, February 11, 2016, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 68 years, two months, and 24 days.

She was a member of Purdy Separate Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband: Jerry Lee Turner, of Columbia, KY

  • Two daughters: Teresa Turner Cox & Tammy (Larry) Franklin all of Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: Earl & Terry Petty both of Columbia, KY

  • Three sisters: Brenda Turner of Columbia, Bernice Jessie of Edmonton & Geraldine Fowler of Indiana

  • Two grandchildren: Jonathan (Robin) Franklin & Justin Cox

  • and she was also expecting her first great-granddaughter
Send condolences to the family of Linda Turner

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

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