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Glendora Katherine Piercy Turner, 81, was born on May 6, 1936, in Harriman, TN. She passed away on Feb. 28, 2018. She lived in Crossville most of her life. She was married to the late Noah C. Turner Jr. for 49 years. Glendora was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. She was an avid seamstress and loved to make dolls, and she could sew anything you wanted. She could make the best pot of chicken and dumplings you have ever tasted. Glendora loved to sing, and she always knew how to take care of people.
She is survived by her daughters, Mary Yates (Cecil) of Sparta, TN, and Brenda Turner (Andy) of Crossville; sons, Duane Turner (Kathy) of Goldthwaite, TX, Gary Turner (Bonnie) of Sparta, TN, and Ray Turner (Tammy) of Crossville; 16 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sisters, Freda Justice (Earl) of Crossville, Bonnie Ritzman (Mike) of Crossville and Patricia Rush (Mark) of Indianapolis, IN; and special caregiver and friend, Cecil Hawn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam W. Piercy Sr. and Beaunie Potter Piercy; daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Turner; sons, Noel Turner and Ricky Turner; and brothers, Sam W. Piercy Jr., Wade Piercy and Jerry Piercy.
Family received friends on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Glendora was also held on Saturday following visitation with Pastor Jim Mersereau officiating. She was laid to rest in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Published on March 5, 2018
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