LAGRANGE -- Mary Eleanor "Black" Hill Turnage, 79, of 2325 N. Beston Road, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Lynn Faw, Linwood Johnson and F.G. Alford officiating. Interment will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park.
A native of Wayne County, Mrs. Turnage was the daughter of the late Roland R. Hill and Julia Parks Hill and was a retired sales associate with Leder's and Proffitt's. She was an avid gardener and was a member of Hood Swamp Friends Meeting.
Mrs. Turnage is survived by her husband, Alvin "Bummy" Turnage; her daughter, Cathy Turnage of LaGrange; her son, Elton Turnage and wife, Brinda, of LaGrange; her grandchildren, Dean Turnage and wife, Angie, of Snow Hill and Phillip Turnage of LaGrange; her great-grandchildren, Dena Turnage, Kasey Turnage and Ally Turnage; her sister, Edna Hill Sauls of LaGrange; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Trish of Snow Hill; a brother-in-law, Virgil Turnage; and her lifetime friends, Kathleen, Gordon and Don Owens.
The family will greet friends following the service on Tuesday at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Hood Swamp Friends Meeting, c/o Randy Weaver, 332 Corbett Road, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.
Published in Obituaries on July 12, 2004 1:30 PM