December 3, 1948 - July 12, 2021
Barry Crawford Turner, age 72, of Monroe, Ga, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Rebecca Carter Turner. He also leaves behind two children, Kevin Troy Turner and Kari Turner Tatum (Jeremy Tatum) and two beautiful grandchildren, Ivey Laine Tatum and Riley Kate Tatum; brothers, Richard Turner, Terry Turner; sister, Carol Gordon; brother-in-law, Terry Carter (Suzanne); as well as Mr. John C. Carter, Barry's father-in-law; nephew, Brad Carter (Kelli) and Chloe; and niece, Leah Carter (fiancé Patrick Bandy). He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Leroy Turner and Barbara Helen Turner-Lowery; and his sister, Karen Susan Turner. Barry graduated from Gordon High School, in Dekalb County, and upon graduation entered the work force. He always enjoyed coaching Little League baseball as well as umpiring. He loved to bowl and was pretty good at it. Barry and his wife met, through his sister and her mother, on a blind date. This was the beginning of their beautiful love story.. He and Becky also taught fourth graders for a period of time at First Baptist Church, Tucker. Their first 4 years of marriage were spent in Lilburn, and then they moved to Grayson. When they retired, they moved out to Monroe. Barry retired from Hobart Corporation in December, 2012. As an added benefit, his wife, Becky, retired on the exact same day; and they started their journey of traveling, camping, and cruising, as well as enjoying the precious grandchildren as they came along. For several years he was the president of the HOA for St. Martin's Estates, in Between, GA. He was also a city councilman for the town of Between. Barry Turner was a man who loved his wife, life, family, and community and will be greatly missed. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Tucker, GA. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and if desired to bring and wear a mask. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Barry Crawford Turner, age 72, of Monroe, Ga, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Rebecca Carter Turner. He also leaves behind two children, Kevin Troy Turner and Kari Turner Tatum (Jeremy Tatum)... View Obituary & Service Information
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