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The Senate on Monday, January 28, 2013, presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 502 in honor of former Senator Bennie L. Turner, to his family. Standing left to right are Senators John Horhn, David Jordan, Melanie Sojourner, Senator Angela Turner, who was recently elected to fill her fatherâ€™s former seat, Elijah Karriem, Brittany Nichols, Carolyn Karriem, Isaiah Karriem, Senator Turnerâ€™s wife and Senator Angela Turnerâ€™s mother, Edna Turner (center, holding the plaque), Justin Gunn, Mariah Karriem, Leta Calvert, Linda Luckett, Jasper Calvert, Bettye Nichols, Jalesa Nichols, Senators Robert L. Jackson, Kelvin E. Butler, Albert Butler and Hillman T. Frazier.
Senator Bennie L. Turner had served since 1993 and passed away on November 27, 2013. Submitted Photo