Billy Wyatt Turner
Sr. 74, of Athens, passed away Saturday May 14, 2022 at his residence.
will be 11 AM Wednesday at Spry Funeral Home with Tony Turner, James Long and
Steve Dorning officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 PM until 9 PM at the
funeral home. Interment will be in Ripley Cemetery with
He was born January 26, 1948 in Limestone County to
Lee (Shorty) and Fleecie Turner. He was a member of Riddles Chapel UMC and
attended Friendship UMC. He was a retired United Methodist Minister, a Vietnam
US Army Veteran, a Custodian at Clements High School and worked at Space and
Rocket Center for 20 years.
He is survived by: Wife of 52 years Carolyn Turner
of Athens, Sons: Tony (Chrissy) Turner of Athens, Billy Wyatt Turner Jr. of
Athens, Daughter: Kim Turner Holt of Athens, Adopted Daughter: Jessica Martin
of Huntsville, 7 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandson, Brothers: James Turner of
Athens, Roy (Baba) Turner of Athens, Wesley (Bottie) Turner of Athens, Willie
Turner of Covington, TN,Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by:
Parents, 4 Sisters and 3 Brothers. Pallbearers will be, Mike Gray, Jason
McMahan, Scott McMahan, Don Turner, Eric Turnerand Tim Turner. Honorary
Pallbearers will be V.F.W. Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can
be made to V.F.W. Honor Guard Burial Detail and Compassus Hospice Care.