Bessie Christine Kinard Turner, 91, of Newberry, widow of Elzie Lee Turner, died Sunday, July 5, 2020 at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.
Born in the St. Philip's /Jollystreet section of Newberry County, she was a daughter of the late Elbert Ila and Bessie Katherine Graham Kinard.
She worked at Kendall Company, Oakland Plant until she retired. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved to crochet and spending time with her dog.. She was a member of Summer Memorial Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Turner Rankin; daughter-in-law, Alice H. Turner, grandchildren, Kathryn (Mike) Brannon, Mary Beth (Kyle) Wright, Karen Ellis, Tami Turner (James) Jones all of Texas; Shawn Turner (Daniel) Folk, Lee Turner, Paul Turner, Carl (Theresa) Turner all of Newberry; Two step-grandchildren, Charley (Skipper) Livingston and Allison (Michael) Stribble; great-grandchildren, Lake Brannon, Claire and Olivia Wright, Dylan Jones, Darby and Samantha Jones all of Texas; Mason, Riley, Jackson, Zachary and Maddox Turner all of Newberry; step-great-grandchildren, Will Livingston and Blake Stribble; a sister-in-law, Olivia Livingston of Newberry. She was predeceased by a son, Danny E. Turner; son-in-law, James Rankin; brothers, Elbert Kinard and William Perry (Mary) Kinard; sisters, Vera Mae (Paul) Shealy and Leila Kate (Tommy) Suber; Sisters-in-law, Elaine (Donald) Black and Blondell Turner; brother-in-law, Clyde Livingston, Sr.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00AM Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Rosemont Cemetery.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the family will be at their respective homes.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1741, Greenwood, SC 29648 or The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Fisher House, 150 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401.