Obituary: Glenda Lou Rumple Turner

Jan. 20, 2014 @ 08:35 AM

Glenda Turner

Mrs. Glenda Lou Rumple Turner, 79 of Colonial Club Drive went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, January 18, 2014 at her home.

She was born October 24, 1934 in Davidson County a daughter of the late William Presley Rumple and Emma Lou Berrier Rumple. Glenda was an extreme Mama, Nana and soon to be a Great-Nana. Glenda was full of laughter and so much fun to be around and there was no better Mama. She was always the neighborhood Mama for years and her guidance was appreciated by many.

She was married June 27, 1953 to David Turner. He preceded her in death, July 26, 2013 after 60 years of marriage.

Surviving are her daughters, Debbie Turner Greer and husband David of Lenoir and Cindy Turner McLain and husband Bill of Thomasville; a son, David Turner, Jr. and wife Angie of Thomasville. She leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Jason Watson and friend Debra of Lincolnton, Megan McLain Croke and husband Ben of Winston-Salem, Chelsea Turner and Trent Turner both of Thomasville; one brother, Tony Rumple of Greenville and one sister, Sis Burgess and husband Ted of Greensboro; and a sister-in-law, Lib Roser Cloniger of Thomasville.

A graveside service will be held  2 p.m. Tuesday January 21, 2014 at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Thomasville with the Rev. Dr. Ivan H. M. Peden and the Rev. Peggy Finch officiating. The family will receive friends at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home 122 W. Main St. Thomasville prior to the service Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. and other times at the Turner family home.

The family request any memorial contributions be directed to the Fairgrove Family Resource Center 159 Myrtle Drive, Thomasville, NC 27360 or to Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 428, Thomasville, NC 27361.

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