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Mr. Turner Johnson, 93 of Quitman passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Presbyterian Home Quitman. He was born April 16, 1926 to the late David Daniel Johnson & Magdalene Virginia Nicks Johnson. Mr. Johnson served in the United States Army Air Corp as a mechanic on the Enola Gay during WWII. He received the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, and the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Johnson was a member of Hickory Head Baptist Church.
Survivors include his children, Janet (Dennis) Hale of Athens, Marsha (Michael) Burgess of Watkinsville, GA, and Diane (Kenny) Harrell of Greenville, AL; ten grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews. Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilson Johnson, and Charles "C. W." Johnson; and two sisters, Ada Lee Coffee, and Virginia Mitchell.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 18 2019 at 2:00 P M at Northside Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill cemetery with the VVA Chapter # 1090 of Adel will be providing military rites. The family will be receiving friends one hour prior to the service at the church.