Frank W. Turner, age 87, of Blue Ridge, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Pruitt Healthcare. Mr. Turner was born August 15, 1934, to the late Wilford Turner and the late Medley Davenport Turner. Frank was a U.S. Army veteran, a Blue Ridge First Baptist Church member, and had retired as bank manager with SunTrust and Home Federal Bank. He was highly involved in the community and the Kiwanis organization. In addition, he enjoyed convention-styled gospel music and was a member of the Blue Ridge Gospeltones. He also organized a children's choir at Sugar Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Turner enjoyed golfing and was an avid Georgia Bull Dog fan. Frank was preceded in death by his father, Wilford Turner, his mother, Medley Turner, his first wife, Joyce Clement Turner, sisters, Juanita Harper and Dale Reece, and brother, Troy Turner.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara R. Turner, children, Sheryl Turner Elkins (Mark Landis), and honorary grandchildren, Lindsey Arp Doss and Michael Arp.
Funeral services: Friday, September 10, 2021, at 2:00 pm from the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rusty Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Music by Sandra Payton. Pallbearers: Michael Arp, Mark Cochran, George Cochran, Dirk Arp, Mark Landis, and Chris Harper. Honorary pallbearers: Steve Bailey, Bensey Turner, Howard Tilley, John Clement, Brian Turner, and Adam Lyman.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge Friday, September 10, 2021, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gideon's International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, Tn 37214-0800.
Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuner