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Charles E. "Bill" Turnage
Charles E. "Bill" Turnage, age 98, passed away, Saturday, May 21, 2011, at the Covington County Hospital, in Collins, Miss.
Charles Estel Turnage was born Feb. 22, 1913, in Montpelier, Miss., to the late Jenny Langford and Lynwood Turnage. He worked at Babcock & Wilcox in the Steel Yard for 25 years and was a member of Enon Baptist Church. Charles E. "Bill" Turnage married Geneva Cartee Turnage July 1, 1938, in Montpelier, she preceded him in death August 10, 1991.
Funeral services are Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at 1 p.m. from Enon Baptist Church with the Bro. Scott Griffin officiating. Burial will follow in Big Springs/Enon Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge ofarrangements.
Survivors include his daughter, Doris Nell Turnage Sullivan (Donald) of Mt. Olive; Two grandchildren: Toni Lynne
Morino/Revira (Richardo) and Donald Edward Sullivan, Jr.; two great grandchildren: Michael Sullivan and Anton
Murrell and one great granddaughter Jordyn Renee Murrell; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Paul McGarity, James "Bud" Cartee, Terry Benson, Leonard Hall, Donald Sullivan, and Edward Sullivan.
Honorary pallbearers are Leon Hollingsworth, Wayne "Peewee" Wray, Donald Permenter, Jimmy Benson, former co-workers at Babcock & Wilcox Company, his Enon Baptist Church Family.
Memorials may be made to Big Springs/Enon Cemetery, c/o Bobbie Jo Wooten, P. O. Box 1303, West Point, MS
Visitation is Wednesday at the church 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friends may leave a Memory Message at www.calvertfuneralhome.com