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6/22/14 —– Ira Morton Turner

Ira Morton Turner, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 79.

Mr. Turner was born in Franklin County, Tennessee to the late Buford and Edith Bradford Turner.

During his life, he worked as a leather cutter for the Genesco Shoe Company and Taylor’s Leatherwear. Mr. Turner was active in the Coffee County Senior Citizens and Woodmen of the World.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Turner is preceded in death by three sisters, Elizabeth Turner, Carrah Arnold, and Julia Tipton; two brothers, Eugene and James Turner; one son, Scott Turner; and one grandson, Brian Hane.

He is survived by his wife, Susie Turner of Tullahoma; two daughters, Debbie Hix and her husband Joe of Estill Springs, and Cindy Hasty and her husband Troy of Winchester; one step-daughter, Gail Hulvey and her husband Tommy of Tullahoma; one sister, Naomi March and her husband Paul of Charleston, South Carolina; three brothers, R.D. Turner of Lynchburg, Malcom Turner and his wife Mary of Tullahoma, and Richard Turner and his wife Alice of Franklin County; seven grandchildren, Derek Hane and his wife Mary, David Hix and his wife Emma, Josh Hasty, Jansen Hasty, Kent Hulvey, Kevin Hulvey and his wife Debra, and Kim Sissom and her husband Greg; and five great-grandchildren, Amelia, Kade, Kyle, Regan, and Kaitlyn.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 from 2:00-4:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home with the funeral service to immediately follow at 4:00pm with Bro. Jack Hice officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

For those wish, donations may be made to the Coffee County Senior Citizens Center at 410 North Collins Street, Tullahoma Tennessee 37388, the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, Blood Assurance, 1500 North Jackson Street, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388, or The Red Cross at 502 South Jackson Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.flower1