Barbara Turner


GREENVILLE, N.C.— Mrs. Barbara Williams Turner, 73, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at her home. A graveside funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 PM in the mausoleum at Pinewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Turner, a native of Pine Bluff, Ark. was the daughter of C. W. and Fern Moseley Williams. During high school she moved to Morehead City, N.C. from Ill., She was a 1957 graduate of Morehead City High School. After high school she moved to Greenville to attend East Carolina University where she received a two year business certificate. After college she made Greenville her home and worked at Dupont for eight years, prior to beginning her family. She was later employed at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, retiring as office manager in 2001. She provided excellent support and assistance to 10 pastors over her 19 years of service to Jarvis Church. An active member of Jarvis Church for more than 50 years she loved her participation in the Women’s Circle, choir and hand bell choir. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by an infant daughter and a son, Kerry Edward Turner in 2006. She is survived by: her husband of 53 years, Karl Edward Turner; daughter, Karla Turner Haugh and husband, Andy of Wilmington, N.C. The family will receive friends from 12-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wilkerson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W. Lilburn, GA 30047. On-line condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com