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Edna Ruth Carter Turner

Edna Ruth Carter Turner

October 22, 2020, 95, Pikeville

Edna Carter Turner passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Countryside Village in Pikeville at the age of 95.

She was born in the Scott’s Store region of Duplin County to the late Eddie Gibson and Fannie Outlaw Carter.

Edna worked in Civil Service at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and later started Turner Insurance Agency in Mount Olive, along with her husband William Henry Turner. In addition to working in insurance, she served as magistrate for Wayne County for a number of years. In her later years, she sold her business and worked for Kornegay Insurance Services and Brewer Insurance.

She was very active in her church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. There she served in various leadership positions.

A graveside service will be held in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive on Saturday October 24th at 11:00 am.

She is survived by a son;, William Carroll Turner and his wife Sharon, and a daughter, Jackie Arthur and husband Leon, all of Mount Olive. In addition, there are seven grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Catherine Carter.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Turner, and her brother Thomas Ray Carter.

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