Mr. Robert Artie "PeJoe" Turner, age 74, of the Hill City community in Gordon County, Georgia, departed this life, Thursday October 26, 2017 in the comfort of his home. PeJoe was born July 9, 1943 in Dalton, Georgia, a son of the late, Farris Mae Turner Watson and Hubert Turner. He was also preceded in death by a son, Reed Turner, and brothers, Howard "Mac" Turner and William "Bill" Watson. PeJoe was retired from Cornet Carpet. He was a member of Hill City Baptist Church, the Democratic Party and very active with the Baptist Builders of Christ, having gone on many mission trips over the years. PeJoe was a very loyal friend, hard worker, loved the outdoors and spending time at his farm, but the true love of his life was his family.
He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Priest Turner of the residence and celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary, August 8, 2017; daughter, Tammy Turner Thornton and her fiancée, Dusty Norrell of Calhoun, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Melinda Lovingood Turner of Calhoun, GA, Andy Turner Hill City, GA, Rita Turner of Chatsworth, GA; grandchildren, Constance Turner of Cartersville, GA, Matthew Turner of Brooklyn, NY, India Thornton Waller and Bobby Waller of Hill City, GA, Mitchell and Casey Turner of Thornton, CO, PVT2, Nathan Thornton of Fort Gordon, GA, Brett and Guilda Turner, Walt and Katelyn Sheriff Turner, Bryceson Turner, Garett Turner, Kelly and Thy Johnston, Cassidy and Jazz Gregoire all of Calhoun, GA, Amber Westmoreland of Rocky Face, GA, John Gravitte of Chicago, IL; eight great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Diane Turner and Buddy Hughes, Jennifer Watson Tarvin all of Dalton, GA, Janet Watson Medlin of Calhoun; sister-in-law, Linda Turner of Hill City, GA; special friends, Cindy Jones and Paige Gordy with Hearth Hospice; several nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Robert A. "PeJoe" Turner will be held Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. the Hill City Baptist Church with Reverend Woody Woodfin and Reverend Barry Brock officiating. He will be laid to rest beside his son in the church cemetery with Ethan Watson in charge of graveside rites. His grandsons and Bill Norrell will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Hill City Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Hill City Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
The family will receive friends at the Hill City Baptist Church, Sunday morning, October 29, 2017 after 10:00 a.m. until the service hour.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at HYPERLINK "http://www.pondersfuneralhome.com" www.pondersfuneralhome.com. ?Ponders Calhoun Chapel 675 Jolly Rd. Calhoun, GA 30701, 706-625-7577
Published on October 27, 2017