Rev. Alphonso Turner
Rev. Alphonso Turner, 58, of LaFayette died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika. Funeral services will be held at Canaan AME Church, 592 Padgett Rd, Opelika, AL 36804 on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. (CST) with Rev. Samuel Smith, P.E. and Rev. Harry Seawright, Bishop officiating. Interment will be in Handy Cemetery, LaFayette. The remains will lie in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. (CST) until the funeral hour. Public viewing will be at Vines Funeral Home, Friday, June 30, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 7: 00 p.m. (CST).
Rev. Turner was born to the late Willie Lewis and Lucille Turner on July 15, 1958 in Chambers County. At an early age, he became a member of Nichols Chapel AME Church (Allen Memorial AME Church) in LaFayette. As he became closer to God, he was called to be a minister of the Lord and pastured for over twenty-nine years. Rev. Turner was employed with Jamie Mill Wood Company for over thirty years until its closing. Later he was employed with Baseline Forrest Company for 15 years until his death.
Rev. Turner is survived by his devoted wife of forty-two years, Ocie Mae Turner, LaFayette, one son: Michael Turner, Newport News, VA; one daughter: Precious Latanya Turner, LaFayette; three brothers: Michael Turner, Opelika, Leon (Tammy) Turner, LaFayette, and James O’Neal Holloway, Las Vegas, NV; three sisters: Charlene Turner, LaFayette, Helen Turner, Valley and Christine (Arthur) Carr, Opelka; one uncle: Sam Dawson, Valley and a host brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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I was blessed to have known Mr.Al You will truly be missed here at the Woodyard Thank You for your time and helping me knowing the Will.of God ....The Word is a lamp unto my feet. And a light unto my path. May God rest your soul.
With deep sympathy, I'm sorry for your loss. May the God of love comfort you during this time of pain. God promises that the last enemy death, is to be brought to nothing.-1 Corinthians 15:26,He will eliminate death forever. And many of those asleep in the dust of the earth will wake up.-Daniel 12:2
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We love you and I'll be praying for you and your family.
My prayers are with you and your family.
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Great guy to know May GOD give comfort at this time to the family . If there's anything we can do other than prayers let us know . 404-354-1078 Jeff Strong
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