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Thomas A. Turner, 71, Adair County, KY (1948-2019)

Thomas A. Turner, 71, of Columbia, died Thursday, December 5, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Bradshaw officiating. Burial in Smith-Hutchison Cemetery with full Military Honors presented by VFW Post 6097. Visitation after 9amCT Monday.

He was born September 9, 1948 in Adair County to the late Edgar and Mabel Kemp Turner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Avon Cundiff. Thomas was a member of Columbia Seventh Day Adventist Church, a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era, and was the former owner of Sta-Clean Carpet Care and an income tax preparer.

Survivors Include:

His Wife Sharon Cowan Turner of Columbia

Two Brothers Jim (Linda) Tuner & Mickey Turner both of Columbia

Two Sisters Aretha (Bobby) Corbin of Columbia & Margarette Sneed of Chicago

Nieces Cindy Turner, Lori McCalister & Jamie Patterson

Great-Nieces Reagan McCalister & Kayli Patterson

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Thomas A. Turner, 71, Adair County, KY (1948-2019)

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